Police still searching for party store robber

The Marquette Police Department is still looking for the robber of a party store in the city. The robbery took place at Valle’s Corner Convenience Party Store on West Hewitt Street at about 10:45 Wednesday night.

Pic14Police say a white male suspect wearing a hood and a makeshift mask entered the store, brandished a knife and demanded money from a woman cashier. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled northbound from the store on foot.

The suspect was wearing dark clothes and tennis shoes, and he’s said to have a slender build. Police believe he’s the same person who was seen acting suspiciously near the Blue Link Party Store on Third Street before the robbery.

Anyone with additional information is being asked to call the Marquette Police Department at (906) 228-0400.