Racine police seeking suspect following armed robbery at Elite Food Mart

RACINE (WITI) -- Racine police are seeking a suspect following a robbery at the Elite Food Mart on Washington Avenue, occurring Tuesday evening, September 16th.

It happened around 6:00 p.m.

Responding police officers were notified that a suspect had entered the store armed with a handgun -- pointing it at the clerk, demanding money.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as a black man in his early 20s. He is approximately 6'3" tall and weighs about 200 pounds.

He was wearing a dark blue hoodie and gray pants. He was armed with a small handgun.

Police say no one was injured.

Police say this is an active investigation, and they are interested in any additional information that you may have about this crime. You are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756.

You may also contact Crimestoppers at 262-636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.