Idaho Falls Police investigate armed robbery

Posted at 1:51 PM, Oct 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-23 15:51:41-04

The Idaho Falls Police Department is investigating an armed robbery Saturday night at the Common Cents at 10th and Boulevard.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American man. He was wearing a light gray hoodie, dark colored pants, white shoes and one black glove on his right hand.

According to police, officers responded to a robbery report at the Common Cents, 1003 S. Boulevard, around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. The store clerk said the man came into the store, picked up an alcoholic beverage and waited for the other customers to leave before approaching the counter.

The man drew a handgun out and then put it back into his pocket before demanding cash from the cash register and left the store on foot.

Idaho Falls Police are asking anyone with information regarding this robbery to contact the IFPD at 529?1200 or Crimestoppers at 522?1983.