Alexandria Police Seeking Help After Armed Robbery at Super America
ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened at the Super America at 1424 Broadway Street at about 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
Police say a man entered the store holding a handgun. He forced the clerk to give him money out of the cash register and then forced her into a back room where he bound her hands and ankles.
The man then left the store and spotted a driver in a vehicle outside the front doors. The suspect showed the driver his handgun and demanded their wallet. Officers tracked the suspect for a short distance and found that he got into a vehicle that picked him up and left the area.
The store clerk was taken to Douglas County Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries and released.
Alexandria Police are seeking help identifying a driver who may have witnessed the robbery. The driver was in a light colored crossover in the Super America parking lot. The man who robbed the store was described as a white man between 5'10 to 6 feet tall with a medium to slender build.
Investigators believe the robbery is also related to two other recent robberies in Alexandria. Anyone with information is asked to call Alexandria Police at 320-763-6631.