Cloquet police investigate armed robbery reportThe Cloquet Police Department is investigating a reported robbery at gun point at a Cloquet store.
By: Pine Journal staff, Pine Journal
The Cloquet Police Department is investigating a reported robbery at gun point at a Cloquet store.
Police were called at 6 p.m. to the Fig Tree Garden & Home Décor store. A clerk there said two men in their 20s came into the store and demanded cash. One held a small black handgun, police were told.
The clerk handed over some cash and the two men fled on foot to the east of the store. Other witnesses said they saw two men get into a four-door silver sedan that might have damage on its back end. The vehicle went east on North Cloquet Road.
No one was hurt in the incident.
One suspect was described as Native American or Hispanic with a thin, 5 foot, 10 inch build. He was wearing dark clothing. The other suspect was described as a heavyset black man wearing plaid shorts, a white T-shirt and a mask and 5 feet, 7 inches tall.
Anyone with information about the incident should call 911.