University District business robbed

On December 14th, at approximately 5:20 pm, a male suspect entered a business in the 5200 Block of University Way NE.  He displayed a black short semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the employee, demanding money.  The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 22-29 years old, 5’10, with blonde hair.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.  The suspect fled the store after robbing it.  Officers and Robbery Unit detectives responded to the scene but the suspect was not located.  Robbery detectives will be responsible for the follow up investigation.