MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in St. Cloud are investigating after an armed robbery Monday afternoon inside a J.C. Penney department store.
The St. Cloud Police Department says the robbery occurred around 3 p.m. inside the store located on the 4200 block of Division Street West. The robber went to the jewelry department, displayed a handgun, threatened the clerk, and demanded jewelry.READ MORE: Clean Car Debate At Minnesota Capitol May Lead To Summer Closures Of State Parks, Trails
The clerk gave the robber an undisclosed amount of jewelry. The robber ran out of the store, fleeing into the west parking lot. Police are still searching for him.READ MORE: Marietta's Salt Lake Is A Paradise For Birds And Bird Watchers
Investigators described the suspect as a man between the ages of 35 and 40, standing about 5-feet, 9-inches tall. During the robbery, he wore a black jacket over a white shirt, a white baseball cap, and a black face mask.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: Gov. Walz To Announce On Thursday His Timeline To End All Restrictions
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call St. Cloud police at 320-251-1200 or leave an anonymous tip with Tri-County Crime Stoppers.