Armed man robs Salt Lake City bookstore

By Kimball Bennion

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published: March 18, 2013 06:47PM
Updated: March 18, 2013 11:15PM
On 3/18/2013 at 1341 hrs, a male suspect entered the Seagull Bookstore located at 1140 Brickyard Road with a weapon and demanded money. The suspect then left the store on foot. (See Attached Photos) Anyone who recognizes this individual or has information about this case is asked to call 801-799-3000. Courtesy Salt Lake City Police Department

The Salt Lake City Police are looking for a man who came into a Seagull Bookstore on Monday and used a weapon to demand money.

The suspect entered the store, located at 1140 Brickyard Road, at about 1:40 p.m. The man then left the store on foot. Citing the ongoing investigation, police would not say Monday what kind of weapon the man used in the robbery.

Surveillance photos released by police show a white man with glasses, a purple baseball cap, light-colored pants and a dark button-up coat. He has brown hair with sideburns and a goatee. The pictures also show the man carrying a dark green messenger bag.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call police at 801-799-3000. To stay anonymous, tipsters can also use a cell phone to text TIPSSLCPD plus the message to 274637.

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