Brookings convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Brookings police are searching for a suspect in a Sunday night armed robbery at the Corner Pantry (formerly Gas ‘N Mor) at 600 6th Street.

It was reported at 10:49 pm. Police say the male suspect pointed a black handgun at the employee and demanded cash. The employee complied with the suspect’s demand and he left the store with an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled on foot to the southeast.

The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a thin white male with a dark complexion. He was about 5’ 6″ tall and was soft spoken. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that possibly had red and white print across the chest. He was wearing a black mask and black pants.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Brookings Police Department at 692-2113 or Brookings Area Crime Stoppers at 692-STOP.


June 21, 2021