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St. George Police seek suspect in assault, robbery at Lee’s Cleaners

Posted at 1:04 PM, Jul 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 15:04:34-04

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Police are looking for a man who they say assaulted a business owner during a robbery on Independence Day in St. George.

St. George Police say they responded to Lee’s Cleaners Wednesday around 4 a.m. on report of a robbery.

The dry cleaning business is located at 1156 East and 700 South.

The business owner called 911 and reported a male used a blunt object to hit him in the head before stealing property and fleeing the scene.

Police say the business owner was transported to a hospital via ambulance.

The suspect is described as a white male who stands between 5’10 and 6-feet tall with a medium build. The man was wearing a bandanna.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to call police dispatch at 435-627-4300.