Search on for suspect in Council Bluffs Walgreens armed robbery

(Council Bluffs, IA) -- The search is on for a man Council Bluffs Police say robbed a Walgreens at knife-point Tuesday morning.

The Council Bluffs Police Department says around 3:00 Tuesday morning, officers were called to the Walgreens near 25th and West Broadway for a reported robbery. Investigators say a black male suspect, wearing a black hooded coat, gray sweatpants, black face mask and white shoes, entered the store and walked to the back. Police say the man then went to the register and grabbed a bag of Cheetos.

Then they say the suspect went around the counter and took a knife out of his pocket. Investigators say the suspect told the clerk to open the drawer and put the money in a bag. The man then left the store and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to call Council Bluffs Crime Stoppers at 712-328-7867.

(Photo by WOWT 6 News / Council Bluffs Police Department)

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