Willowick police looking for suspect who robbed tobacco store at gunpoint

WILLOWICK, Ohio - Willowick police are looking for a man who robbed a tobacco store at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon.

Police said a man who appeared to be in his late 20s wearing a mask over his face robbed Tobacco Express at 30740 Lakeshore Boulevard around 3:40 p.m.

The suspect brandished a black handgun at the clerk, stealing money from the cash register before fleeing the business.

The clerk was not injured during the incident, according to police.

The suspect was wearing a black North Face jacket, a white hoodie underneath and white tennis shoes. He also has tattoos on the back of both his hands.

VIDEO: Watch Surveillance video of the armed robbery in media player above.

Anyone who can provide any additional information to police is encouraged to contact the Willowick Police Department at 440-585-1234.

 

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