Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Broadway Armed Robbery (with photo)

06-15-11 Broadway Armed Robbery (with photo)

   Boise, June 15th, 2011- Boise Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a business on the 1100 block of Broadway this evening at approximately 7:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police an adult male entered the eating establishment, displayed a black handgun and demanded money. The suspect may have fled the area in a red or maroon minivan last seen Northbound on Broadway with an undisclosed amount of cash. A search of the immediate area did not locate the suspect or the vehicle.

 Witnesses described the man as a light skinned male approximately 6 feet tall 170 to 190 pounds, clean shaven wearing a black hoodie with black pants at the time. The suspect appeared to have a tattoo on his hand. 

  Anyone with any information on the crime or suspect is urged to callBoise area Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous. Callers with information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. Citizens can also go online to www.343COPS.com, follow the links and leave their tip, or text tips the word "TIP236" and type in  "CRIMES".