Salt Lake City police searching for suspect after armed robbery

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 23, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City police are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery at an FYE store Wednesday evening.

The incident happened at the entertainment retail store at 2107 S. 700 East at 8:50 p.m., the Salt Lake City Police Department said in a news release.

“FYE employees observed a male attempting to conceal items in the store,” the news release said. “As they confronted him he brandished a weapon and fled with the merchandise.”

The suspect is described as Caucasian, in his 20s, 5 feet 6 inches tall with blond hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black coat, jeans and black shoes.

To share information about the incident with the SLCPD, call 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 19-91229.


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