Rapid City police searching for male who allegedly attacked convenience store employee with knife

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Police are searching for a male subject who allegedly attacked a convenience store employee with a knife early Tuesday morning.

At around 4:20 a.m. on April 2, police were dispatched to a business at 3275 Cambell Street where a store employee reported that an unknown male suspect entered the store, grabbed a bottle of alcohol and made his way to the store counter where he brandished a knife.

He then charged the employee with the knife and a physical struggle ensued.

The suspect ended up departing the business by foot in an unknown direction without any cash or store property.

The employee only received minor, superficial injuries.

The suspect is described by witnesses as a Native American male standing about 6 feet tall wearing a red puffy jacket with a hooded sweatshirt underneath. He was also wearing black pants, black boots, and a white bandanna over his face.

Police continue to actively investigate the robbery, and anyone with any information should contact Detective Dan Trainer at 605-394-4134. They can also send an anonymous tip by texting ‘RCPD’ and the information to 605-847-411.

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