Local Robber Sought

Panama City police are looking for a robber who held up the U-Haul in the 1000 block of West 15th Street shortly after noon on Friday.

Detectives say the man indicated to the clerk he had a weapon and demanded the money from the cash register. He grabbed the cash and fled from the store.

Police sealed off the area, but the suspect managed to get away.

He’s described as a black male in his late 30s, 6’2’’ tall, weighing 225 pounds and wearing a light brown plaid shirt over a light green t-shirt and blue jeans.

Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone with information, which leads to an arrest of the suspect. Call the tips line at 850-785-TIPS.