Police: Armed suspect ordered coffee, then robbed Sandy shop

Posted at 2:30 PM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 13:38:47-05

SANDY, Utah - Authorities are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a Beans and Brews coffee shop at gunpoint.

Courtesy: Sandy Police Dept.

Courtesy: Sandy Police Dept.

Officers said the suspect went into the coffee shop near 45 E. and 11400 S. at about 11 a.m. Monday, ordered coffee, flashed a gun and demanded money.

Sgt. Dean Carriger said the suspect got away with an unknown amount of money.

The suspect is described as an African American man who is about 6-feet-tall with a heavy build.

He was last seen wearing an "Eagles" jacket, blue jeans, black shoes, a dark-colored beanie and black sunglasses.

If you have any information on the suspect, you can contact the Sandy Police Department TIP-LINE at (801) 568-INFO (4636).