SEATTLE - Police are looking for a man with a butcher knife who robbed the Plaid Pantry store in the University District Friday night.
According to police, at about 10 p.m. officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Northeast 50th Street and Roosevelt Way Northeast.
Witnesses told police a man entered the store, approached the clerk, displayed a large knife and demanded money from the cash register.
The man then fled the scene after taking money from the register.
Officers, a K-9 unit and the King County Sheriff’s Office’s Guardian helicopter sesarched the area but could not locate the man.
Police described the man as white, 5 feet 10 inches and about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black and gray hooded sweatshirt and a white mask.
There were no injuries during the incident.
Detectives will continue to investigate the armed robbery.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Seattle police.