Knife-wielding robber hits west Salt Lake City 7-Eleven

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Salt Lake City police were searching for a knife-wielding robber who held up a west-side convenience story early Monday morning.

The suspect, described as a 5-foot-6, 170-pound white male in his 20s, wearing a dark ski mask and brown hooded sweatshirt, walked into the 7-Eleven at 1353 W. Indiana Ave. (850 South) about 1 a.m. He threatened the clerk with a knife, took money from the cash register and then fled the store on foot.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Salt Lake City police at 801-799-3000.

Bob Mims