Police searching for suspect after robbery at Salt Lake City Buckle store

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 3, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Police are searching for a suspect after the robbery of a Buckle store in Salt Lake City Saturday afternoon.

A news release from the Salt Lake City Police Department said the incident occurred at the store at 131 S. Rio Grande St. at 12:35 p.m.

“A male walked in to a store at this location,” the news release said. “He approached a female employee and demanded money from the cash register. The female employee complied and gave him the money.”

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The suspect left southbound on Rio Grande Street, officials said.

The suspect is described as a darker skinned man, wearing a black flat-brimmed hat, rolled up sweater, black tennis shoes with white soles and red socks.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the SLCPD on 801-799-3000. To remain anonymous, text crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip. The reference number in this case is 19-97717.


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