WAITE PARK -- The Waite Park Police Department was called to a robbery in-progress last night (Tuesday).

Police say a male suspect allegedly threatened two female victims in a parking lot with a knife.

The incident happened around 7:20 p.m. in the 100 block of 2nd Street South. The suspect took various items from victim's vehicle and fled on foot.

An officer was able to locate a person who fit the suspect's description. Authorities used a K9 track to help identify the suspect once he was in custody.

The suspect, 21-year-old Seth Crawford of St. Cloud was taken into custody in connection with the robbery. He's facing charges of Robbery and Second Degree Assault.

Police are asking you to pay special attention to those around you and report anything suspicious as the holiday shopping season begins.