Caldwell Police search for suspect in early morning gas station robbery
Just after midnight on Monday, Caldwell Police say a white male wearing a black colored ski mask entered the Maverik store located at 510 E. Ustick and South 10th Avenue demanding money from the on-duty clerks.
The store clerks said the suspect told the employee’s to open the cash register. When they did the suspect grabbed the money and placed it a grey plastic baggie.
According to the employees, the suspect did not threaten them but they observed what appeared to be a folded knife in the suspect’s hand or sleeve area.
The male left the store on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.
It is believed the suspect fled to a car parked in a nearby neighborhood and left the area.
The case is still under investigation.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 20-24 years old, 5' 8" tall, weighing between 145 - 150 lbs, and wearing black pants with a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt. According to witnesses, he has sandy blonde eye brows with "crystal blue eyes."
The Caldwell Police Department is asking anyone with information about this crime to call (208) 454-7531.