SANFORD, Maine — A man made off with cigarettes and cash after a Sunday evening robbery at the 7-Eleven in Springvale.
According to Detective Sgt. Matthew Jones, a Hispanic man entered the convenience store at 6:26 p.m., asked for two packs of cigarettes and then demanded cash. He then fled on foot with an unspecified amount of money.
A police K9 search of the area was unsuccessful in finding the suspect, Jones said.
The detective said the suspect is between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8 tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He also has a star tattoo on his neck.
At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, with a red shirt underneath, blue jeans and black sneakers with white laces, Jones said.
The investigation is ongoing, he said.
Anyone with information pertaining to this robbery can contact the Sanford Police Department via its tip line at 324-9170 ext. 4.