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Sole suspect flees on foot after armed robbery at shoe store

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Posted at 2:52 PM, May 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-24 16:52:38-04

20150524_123442WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a shoe store Sunday while brandishing a knife and then fled on foot.

Lt. Monte Cox, West Valley City Police Department, said the suspect entered a Payless Shoe Source at 5670 West 3500 South and brandished a knife while telling the clerk, “I need all the money.”

The clerk complied, and the suspect fled on foot with a small amount of cash. There were no injuries reported.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s who stands 5-feet 5-inches tall. He was wearing a black hoodie-style sweatshirt and baggy blue jeans.