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SLC Police seek help identifying suspect in armed robbery at Sinclair

Posted at 2:49 PM, Mar 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-21 17:36:31-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Police in Salt Lake City are asking for help identifying a man accused of robbing a Sinclair convenience store at gunpoint Sunday, and authorities believe he may have carried out  similar crimes in Midvale and Layton. 

According to the Salt Lake City Police Department, the robbery occurred at a Sinclair convenience store located at 2690 South 700 East on March 18.

The male suspect entered the store and brandished a silver handgun. He left after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man was driving a matte-black 2-door Honda Civic with dark-colored wheels.

The man and his vehicle are both pictured above. Police say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 30s who stands 5-feet, 8-inches tall with a medium build. He has a brown/reddish goatee.

He was wearing a camouflage jacket with “Newman Construction” printed on the back in white lettering. He was also wearing a red and orange knitted beanie cap and gray pants.

Anyone who recognizes the man or the vehicle is asked to call Salt Lake City PD at 801- 799-3000.

The department states: “Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637. Please start your text with TIPSLCPD, which routes it to the police department. Then include any relevant information. Reference: Case # 18-47509 .”