BILLINGS – Billings are law enforcement is investigating two recent robberies.
The most recent occurred Monday shortly after 4 p.m. at the Billings Army Navy Surplus Store on North 29th Street.
Billings police said on Twitter that store staff attempted to stop a shoplifter who then presented a knife and fled.
Officers were able to locate the suspect and arrested a 48-year-old man. His name was not released and no other information was provided.
At 1602 hrs the PD was sent to a robbery at Army Navy at 10 N 29th. Staff at the store attempted to stop a shoplifter who presented a knife and fled. Officers located the suspect, a local 48 year old male. The suspect was taken into custody. Inv is ongoing. Sgt Lennick
— BillingsPD (@BillingsPD) November 27, 2018
A separate robbery is under investigation by the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office.
The Market Basket on the I-90 Frontage Road near the ZooMontana Exit was robbed Sunday by a suspect armed with a pistol, according to the sheriff’s office Facebook page.
The suspect was described as a “skinny male” of average height wearing a tan cap with sunglasses, a yellow bandanna, gray gloves and a gray sweatshirt.
The sheriff’s office posted this photo of the suspect:
Photo of our robbery suspect from the Market Basket. If you think you know who this is please let us know.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 406-256-2929.