Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, March 14, 2014

Officers looking for man Who used a knife to hold Up an electronics store

Boise Police are searching for a man who witnesses say used a knife to rob an electronics store near Orchard and Overland.

What Happened: Officers were called to the store on the 5100 block of West Overland Road at 11:20 a.m.  Witnesses say the suspect walked into the store, displayed an edged weapon and robbed the store of an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was last seen leaving the store headed west.

Suspect Description: Light skinned male adult, estimated to be 35 - 40 years old, with a clean shaven head and a tattoo that ran from his neck to the top of his head. He was wearing a dark blue windbreaker-type jacket with a lighter grey liner and jeans. He's said to have a number of moles and warts on his face.

Crime Stoppers: Anyone with information on the crime or the suspect is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto 343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. Tips can also be made via the Crime Stoppers Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/CSofSWIdaho.  A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.