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Public asked to help identify armed man who robbed Spanaway grocery store

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on April 1, 2013 at 11:59 am |
April 1, 2013 11:59 am
Courtesy of Pierce County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy of Pierce County Sheriff’s Department

Pierce County sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed man who held up a Spanaway grocery store March 18.

The man loitered outside Pick & Go Grocer in the 100 block of Military Road South for 10 minutes before walking into the store about 9:35 p.m. He then pulled out a gun, demanded money from the clerk and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He was black, in his 20s, about 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-9 with a slender build. He was wearing a black hooded Nike sweatshirt, plaid fleece cap with ear flaps, black athletic pants with three white stripes om the side and a black piece of fabric covering his lower face.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of charging of the robber.

Tipsters can call 253-591-5959.

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