Pocatello police searching for armed robbery suspects

Pocatello police are looking for two suspects who robbed the K&B Quick Stop on South 5th Avenue on Thursday night. Photo courtesy of Pocatello Police Department

Pocatello police are looking for two suspects who robbed the K&B Quick Stop on South 5th Avenue on Thursday night. Photo courtesy of Pocatello Police Department

By Journal Staff

POCATELLO — The Pocatello Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who robbed a local convenience store on Thursday night.

The armed robbery occurred at approximately 9 p.m. at the K&B Quick Stop located at 2445 S. 5th Ave. Police said the suspects took cash from the convenience store and fled the area on foot heading northbound.

 According to the Pocatello Police Department, the first suspect, who is believed to be a white male, was seen wearing a green coat with the hood up, a black ski mask, dark gloves, black shoes with white soles and white markings on the side, and blue jeans.

Authorities said he appears to be between 5 foot 3 inches and 5 foot 5 inches, of average build and tattoos on both forearms. The tattoo on the underside of his right forearm is dark, while the tattoo on the upper side of his left forearm is a symbol that was not identified.

Police said he brandished a black semi-automatic handgun during the robbery.

The second suspect, who is believed to be female, was seen wearing a red or orange Under Armour brand sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes, a black mask covering the nose and mouth area, and dark gloves.

Anybody with information on the suspects or the armed robbery is asked to contact the Pocatello Police Detective Division at 208-234-6121