Robbery reported at Ely Lake convenience store
The Eveleth Police Department reports a robbery occurred at the Ely Lake Short Stop at 9:50 p.m. Thursday. A woman called reporting a man entered the store with a knife and robbed her. The suspect allegedly tied up the clerk before leaving the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was last seen fleeing south from the store.
Described as 5’10” tall, he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes and rubber gloves. He also had what’s described as a green material shielding his face. The police department requests anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect contact them at (218) 744-7560 or 911.