Police looking for man they say pulled a knife on store manager and robbed him


POSTED: Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 5:39pm

UPDATED: Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 10:04pm

A man pulls a knife on an east El Paso store manager and robs him, according to El Paso Police Department.

It happened on Saturday, June 7th at the Kirkland's on Joe Battle.

Police say the manager just finished locking the front doors to the business when a man wearing a motorcycle helmet pushed the manager to the ground and threatened him with a knife.

"(The suspect) demanded that the man turn over the deposit bag for the business. Now the suspect in this case was able to quickly take away the deposit bag and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money," said Javier Sambrano with El Paso Crime Stoppers.

No injuries have been reported in connection with the incident.

Police say the suspect is a male, about five feet ten inches tall with a thin build.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 566-TIPS.

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