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Idaho Falls convenience store robbed

Published On: Jan 31 2013 08:16:11 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 31 2013 11:04:13 AM CST
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This surveillance photo shows the person Idaho Falls police say robbed Common Cents on West Broadway on Jan. 30, 2013.


Idaho Falls police are searching for a male suspect after a convenience store robbery late Wednesday night.

It happened at the Common Cents store at 1940 W. Broadway around 11:15 p.m.

Police say the armed suspect was dressed in all black with his face covered and had a gun.  A female clerk was the only person in the store at the time.

Police say the suspect is between 5 foot 9 and 5 foot 10 with a slim build.  He is believed to be 25 to 30 years of age and was wearing all black with a hoodie and mask covering his face.

According to police reports, a store employee stated the man demanded cash from the register.  He then lifted his shirt to show her a handgun tucked into the front of his waist band.

The robber left the store on foot and was last seen heading west with an undisclosed amount of cash.

If you have any information on this robber you are asked to contact police at (208) 529-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 522-1983.