ST. GEORGE — The St. George Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be connected to an armed robbery that took place at a local store Saturday afternoon.
St. George Police officers were dispatched to a reported armed robbery in St. George at approximately 1:30 p.m. Arriving officers were told that a man entered the store wearing a fake beard while posing as a law enforcement agent.
The suspect threatened store employees with a handgun before fleeing in a gray passenger car. Detectives were called out to process the scene for evidence and the investigation into the incident is ongoing.
The suspect is described as a black male with a skin condition on the lower portion of his face, making skin tone appear lighter than in other areas, the statement said. He was last seen fleeing in a gray passenger car.