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Separate robberies reported in Billings area

Posted at 4:46 AM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 08:40:28-05

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.

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.

Posted by Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office on Monday, November 26, 2018

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 406-256-2929.