Man robs Newport store with knife

Police say this man robbed a Newport convenience store at knifepoint. (Photo via Newport Police Department)

A man robbed a convenience store with a knife last week, according to the Newport Police Department.

Police said on Friday, Dec. 22 a man showed a knife to the cashier at the US Market at 910 North Coast Highway and demanded all the money in the cash register.

The suspect then fled on foot.

The suspect was described as having dark hair, a mustache and a goatee. He also wore eyeglasses. He was wearing blue jeans and a hoodie sweatshirt pulled up over his head.

No one was injured.

Anyone who has any information about this case is asked to call Detective Mike Leake at 541-574-0634.

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