Police spread out around the north end of Broadway Friday night with a K9 unit in search of a gunman after a reported armed robbery.
Officers were called to 10th and E Mercer around 6:30 PM to the reported street hold-up. They were looking for a suspect described as an Hispanic male, mid 20s, around 5’5″, with a thin build, and wearing a black wool cap, and a hoodie, according to East Precinct radio dispatches. The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot from 10th from Mercer. He was reported to have been armed with a handgun.
Police and a K9 unit searched the area including a construction site and a house near the crime scene reportedly used by squatters.
There were no reported arrests and no reported injuries in the incident.