Bridgeton police say they are investigating the second armed robbery of a North Pearl Street liquor store in the past five months.
A man entered the London Liquor Store shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money, police Capt. Michael Gaimari said.
The 29-year-old clerk took an undetermined amount of money from the store’s cash registers and gave it to the gunman, he said. Also taken was a wallet from a 38-year-old store employee and a purse from a 46-year-old female customer, he said.
The suspect fled the store on foot and may have also used a vehicle parked near the rear of the liquor store and near an adjacent car wash, Gaimari said.
No one was injured during the incident, he said.
The suspect was wearing a denim jean vest, black hooded sweatshirt, black boots and a mask, police said. He is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs between 150 and 180 pounds, they said.
Gaimari said detectives are reviewing the store’s video surveillance system and investigators collected evidence from inside and outside London Liquors.
Detectives are also investigating whether Sunday’s incident is related to the armed robbery of the same liquor store Nov. 16, he said. No arrests were made in that incident, he said.
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