Armed robbery at Stewarts Shop in West Rutland

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WEST RUTLAND — Police are looking for a man who robbed the Stewarts Shop in West Rutland yesterday at knifepoint.

Police were notified of an armed robbery at the shop located on Main Street at around 10:00 p.m.

Investigators met with store employees and reviewed video footage.

According to the report, at around 9:57 p.m. a lone white male, approximately 5’05” tall and weighing approximately 200-230 lbs entered the store, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, camouflage baseball hat, grey pants, and a dark face covering/mask.

Police say he brandished a knife and ordered the clerk to give him the money from the cash drawer.

The clerk opened the cash drawer and handed over an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say the man exited the store and was last seen walking west on Main Street.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Detective Sergeant Henry Alberico at 802-773-9101.