Salt Lake police searching for 3 suspects in theft of cash register, beer from 7-Eleven

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 16, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City police are searching for three suspects who allegedly stole the entire cash register and two cases of beer from a 7-Eleven in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The robbery occurred at the convenience store at 1157 W. California Ave. just before 1 a.m., the Salt Lake City Police Department said in a news release.

“The clerk was stocking merchandise when three male Polynesian teenagers entered the store,” the news release said. “One of the suspects was holding a knife and demanded money. The clerk fled to a backroom and locked himself inside for his safety.”

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The three teenagers then stole the entire cash register and two cases of beer, officials said. The suspects were last seen leaving on foot from the area.

To share information about this 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 19-66241.

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