Duluth PD Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

By KBJR News 1

August 27, 2011 Updated Aug 28, 2011 at 11:38 AM CST

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -Authorities responded to a call at the Walgreens on East Superior Street around 7p.m. Saturday after reports a man had gone into the store and displayed a weapon.

A short time later Duluth Police were called to the 1300 block of East First Street to a vehicle theft. The suspect pointed a handgun at the vehicle owner and demanded the keys to his vehicle. The suspect then left westbound on First Street in the stolen 2002 silver Infiniti bearing MN license plates NJK-587.

The vehicle had a new set of license plates on the front seat, which are MN 582-GJX. The suspect in the vehicle theft matched the description of the suspect in the armed robbery.

The Duluth Police Department is requesting anyone that has seen, or knows the identity of the suspect in the image taken from the surveillance camera in the Walgreen’s store, to call 911.

Duluth Police cautions anyone who may see the suspect or the stolen 2002 Infiniti to not make any contact and to call 911 immediately.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. The investigation is continuing.

No further information is available at this time.