Vernal police searching for bandana-wearing suspect

Robbery Suspect

At approximately 04:30 A.M. on Wednesday January 9th, The Vernal Police Department was dispatched to a reported robbery at the 7-11 convenience store located next to McDonald's on Hwy. 40 in Vernal. The suspect fled the scene within the 2 or 3 minute timeframe it took for officers to arrive. Video footage from the store and the surrounding area shows a man wearing a bandana approaching the store, entering the store and demanding money and cigarettes, and leaving the store toward the north. The robbery yielded the offender a small amount of money and three cartons of cigarettes.Officers and Investigators are attempting to identify and apprehend the suspect. While multiple videos are being reviewed, law enforcement would encourage the public to provide any information to law enforcement at either the Vernal Police Department 435 789-5835, or Central Dispatch at 435 789-4222.

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VERNAL, Utah, Jan. 9, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — The Vernal Police Department is searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven with his face covered by a bandana in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A Facebook post from Vernal PD said the officers were dispatched to a reported robbery at the convenience store located next to McDonald’s on Highway 40 in Vernal at approximately 4:30 a.m.

The suspect fled the scene within the two- or three-minute time frame it took for officers to arrive, the post said.

“Video footage from the store and the surrounding area shows a man wearing a bandana approaching the store, entering the store and demanding money and cigarettes, and leaving the store toward the north,” the post goes on. “The robbery yielded the offender a small amount of money and three cartons of cigarettes.”

Investigators are attempting to identify and apprehend the suspect, the post said.

The suspect is shown in surveillance footage wearing a black beanie, black bandana over his face, a black long-sleeve T-shirt, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any information about the incident is asked to call the Vernal Police Department at 435-789-5835, or Central Dispatch at 435-789-4222.

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