• South Hill convenience store robber caught on camera


    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is hoping to identify an armed robber who threatened a convenience store clerk with a knife.

    The man entered the Express Grocery on the corner of 94th Avenue Court East and 160th Street East in South Hill at 12:30 p.m on Tuesday, November 7.

    When he entered the store wearing a black plastic mask, the clerk told him to take it off.   The man complied, but then walked behind the counter, grabbed a carton of cigarettes and then brandished a knife at the clerk. 

    He then ran out of the business heading eastbound on 160th Street East.

    Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person in this case. Call 1-800-222-TIPS.

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