Sparks Police searching for armed robber

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Sparks Police have released surveillance photos as part of their search for a man who robbed a store with a handgun.

Police say the robbery was reported around 11:47 p.m. April 12, 2017 at the McCarran Mart at 187 E. Greg Street.

Police say a man went into the store with a handgun around closing time, and he struggled with the clerk. They say after the struggle, the robber was able to get away with cash. He was then seen running southbound near South Stanford Way and Coney Island Drive.

The robber is described as a white man wearing a black hoodie, a dark bandana over his face and light colored jeans. Police say the man they are looking for could have minor injuries to his face and body from the struggle with the clerk. He appears to have significant tattoos on his back.

Police say the clerk received minor injuries from the incident.

If you know anything about this robbery you are urged to contact Sparks Police at 353-2231 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.

Photos courtesy SPD
Photos courtesy SPD