The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is investigating an armed robbery at a mini-mart located at 616 South 3rd Street that occurred at about 9:00 pm on Tuesday night.
Witnesses reported that a man wearing a black ski mask, black sweatshirt, and jeans entered the Quick E Mart just before 9:00 pm Tuesday, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. The suspect, who was described as a Latino man in his 20s or 30s, fled the mini-mart with an undisclosed amount of cash.
A YPD K-9 search resulted in the recovery of potential evidence connected to the armed robbery. The suspect, however, was not located.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1. Tips can be also be reported to Yakima County Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-248-9980, on the organization’s website at crimestoppersyakco.org, or through the “P3 Tips” app that can be downloaded for free at p3intel.com/.