Shorewood police investigating armed robbery

SHOREWOOD (WITI) -- Shorewood police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, April 9th near Newhall Avenue and E. Wood Place around 6:35 p.m.

Officials say the victim was a pedestrian who was walking west through the parking lot of Pick 'n Save at 4145 N Oakland.

Officials say the victim saw the suspect at this time driving through the parking lot. The victim continued to walk westbound along Wood Pl and upon reaching the corner of Wood and Newhall, the victim was approached on foot by suspect who demanded property.

Officials say the suspect displayed a small frame semi-auto handgun. The suspect then fled on foot eastbound towards Pick 'n Save.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, 6' tall with a medium build. He had a short beard and mustache and was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket with the hood up, blue jeans and may have been wearing a black bandana around his neck.

The suspect's vehicle is described as an older pickup truck with a cap over the bedThe truck may have had an extended bed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.