Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) – Sioux Falls Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Sunday morning.
Authorities were called to the Freedom Value Center on West 12th Street about 4:20 Sunday morning. The clerk reported that a man had entered the convenience store and picked up several drinks from the coolers. At the register, the man produced a hand gun and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk was not able to open the register, so the suspect hit the clerk in the head with the gun, then fled the store.
The suspect is described as an African male with a dark complexion. He was approximately 6’, 180-200 lbs. with dreadlock style hair. He was wearing a white jacket with red trim, dark colored jean shorts, and hi-top tennis shoes.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Sioux Falls Police or Crime Stoppers.