On December 18 around 7:00pm officers responded to the parking lot of IT Liquor in reference to an armed robbery to a citizen. Upon arrival officers met with the 20 year old victim. She advised she had just gotten off work and had walked to the parking lot of IT Liquor to meet her ride. Once there she was approached by a black male who pointed a silver handgun at her. The black male went grabbed the victim’s purse and a bag she was carrying. When the victim attempted to pull the purse back the black male struck her once in the face with the handgun. The impact knocked the victim to the ground. The victim advised when she stood up the suspect had fled with her purse and the bag.
Suspect: Black male, 5’6 thin build. Black jacket and hoodie, black ski mask, armed with silver handgun