Police looking for suspect in Highland Park grocer robbery

Around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 a man walked into the El Quetzal grocery mart in Highland Park and robbed the clerk at gunpoint, according to Seattle Police.

The grocery is located on the 9200 block of 2nd Ave S.W. and is part of the retail frontage at Arrowhead Gardens.

According to police, the suspect pointed a black revolver at the clerk, ordered him to the ground, and stole cash from the register before walking from the scene southbound.

The clerk, who was not hurt, called 911 once the suspect left and police responded but were unable to track their suspect.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 18-20 years old, 5'8" tall, 200 pounds and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jacket and grey pants.

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