At about 6:51 pm Sunday evening a robbery was reported to have occurred at a department store located in the 2500 block of Reserve St.

A representative of the store reported that a white male adult entered the store at about 6:37 pm and immediately started concealing items in his clothing. The man was confronted by store personnel at the exit, however he left after running into an employee and falling to the floor where he lost several items he had concealed, as well as the baseball style cap he was wearing.

photo courtesy of MPD

Employees followed the suspect male into the parking lot where he brandished a small knife in a threatening manner before getting into a tan or beige Ford Escape, and leaving the area.

The male is described as being between 19 - 28 years of age, approximately 5'10 - 6'0 & 160 - 170 lbs. He was said to be wearing a "white, horizontal striped hooded zip-up sweatshirt with black on the wrist cuffs. He was also wearing a grey scarf, a black t-shirt on top of a red t-shirt, and a black flat brimmed hat with white lettering that read, "CALI" on the front. He was said to be wearing black pants.

courtesy of MPD

If anyone knows this young man, or recognizes his vehicle, please contact MPD Det. Sgt. Scott Pastian at (406) 552-6329.