Police searching for suspect who robbed store wearing clown mask, armed with knife

Police searching for suspect who robbed store wearing clown mask, armed with knife

POULSBO, Wash. — Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a Kitsap County store Saturday morning wearing a clown mask and armed with a knife.

The robbery happened at a store on Pioneer Way off Highway 3 in Poulsbo. Police say a man wearing a clown mask and armed with a knife entered the store and demanded money. He then took the money and ran away.

Police say the clerk believes he knows the man based on his voice.

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Kitsap County sheriffs deputies began searching the area and deployed a K-9 track but only found the clown mask, not the suspect.

Deputies are reviewing surveillance video and continuing to investigate.

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