Armed robber strikes Hazel Dell store

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6301 N.E. Highway 99

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported armed robbery at a Hazel Dell retailer Saturday.

The robbery occurred about 5 p.m. at Discount Tobacco & Beverage, 6301 N.E. Highway 99, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.

The suspect, who brandished but did not fire a handgun, demanded money and then ordered the employee to lay on the ground. He was last seen running from the business and heading east.

He was described as a white man in his 20s of average height and thin build, with dark clothing. He wore a ski mask over his face with holes cut out for eyes and his mouth.

The robber was last seen running from the business and heading east.

No injuries were reported.