Public’s help sought in finding armed robber

Authorities are asking for help in locating a suspect who robbed the Staples Self-Serve at gunpoint, Wednesday.

A lone male entered the store about 2:30 p.m., brandishing a handgun and demanding money. The suspect fled on foot from the store.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s, about 6-feet tall with a slender to medium build. The suspect was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored jeans and larger metal-rimmed sunglasses.

A possible suspect vehicle is a blue or brown Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable with North Dakota plates.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Staples Police Department at 1 (800) 794-5733.