Juneau Police are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery in the Mendenhall Valley. The robber was reported walking into the pull tab shop at the Mendenhall Mall on Thursday evening about 7 p.m., pointed a handgun at the female operator or attendant, demanded money, and then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described by officers as in his mid-20’s, about 5-feet 5-inches with skinny build, light blue eyes, and wearing a black mask and dark-colored clothing, and carrying a back pack.
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