On Monday at 9:21 p.m., Maplewood police officers responded to Dollar Tree in Deer Creek Plaza for a reported armed robbery, the police department reports.
A man showed a firearm and demanded money from an employee. The robbery attempt was unsuccessful, and the man fled before police arrived. The investigation is ongoing.
Maplewood Police supplied this description of the suspect:
– Black male
– Approximately 6 feet tall
– Approximately 30-45 years of age
– Medium to stocky build
– Black/brown ski mask
– Wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt
– Gray sweat pants
– Wearing black leather gloves
– Carrying a large framed semi-automatic black handgun
Please contact the Maplewood Police Department Detective Bureau at 314-645-3000 with any information that will help this investigation.