Man Robs Big Lots Friday Night

MGN Online

Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery Friday night.

The incident happened at Big Lots on 5085 N. Academy in Colorado Springs just before 8:20 p.m.

Police say the suspect walked into the store and up to a register, where he flashed a handgun and demanded money. After receiving an unknown amount of cash, he left the area.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, 5-foot-11 and thin with dirty-blond hair. He was dressed in a black jacket and blue jeans, and wearing a black baseball cap. No suspect vehicle was seen.

If you have any information about this crime, call police at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.