Circle K robbed in Port St. Lucie

Posted at 11:02 AM, Feb 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-18 11:02:49-05

A man used a semi-automatic handgun to rob a Port St. Lucie convenience store early Thursday morning, according to police.

The robbery happened at the Circle K located at 701 NW Airoso Boulevard around 2:20 a.m.

The clerk says he handed over $30 when the man demanded money from the cash register.

The suspect was last seen running south from the store.

He's described as a Hispanic male, about 5’6” - 5’10” tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. He was wearing a grey T-shirt, black jacket and white shorts.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Port St. Lucie Police Department at (772) 871-5001 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273 TIPS.