Armed Robbery in Maple Leaf

On December 7th, at approximately 9:00 pm, a male suspect entered a business in the 9000 Block of Roosevelt Way NE and robbed it.  The suspect was described as a man wearing a black mask, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and gloves.  He was armed with a semi-auto chrome pistol.  He approached the clerk and demanded money from the clerk.  The suspect then robbed the business and fled the area. The victim then called 911 and North Precinct officers responded.  Witnesses reported seeing a white SUV  leaving the area eastbound at a high rate of speed.  It is unknown if it was connected to the robbery.  The Robbery Unit will be responsible for the follow up investigation.