Helicopter searches for knife-wielding robbery suspect
Updated On: Feb 19 2014 08:40:52 AM CST
Redding Police are looking for a man who robbed a Safeway gas station at knife point. The armed robbery happened around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Safeway at Churn Creek Road and Cypress Avenue in Redding.
The suspect came into the store with a knife and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk gave him the cash and the suspect ran off down Churn Creek Road.
Police officers and a CHP helicopter searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. He is described as a white man, between 5'10" and 6' tall, with thin build, and an unshaven face.
He was wearing a black ski jacket with grey pants and running shoes, and a makeshift ski-mask.
Anyone with information is asked to call Redding Police.
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