Fountain convenience store robbed

Alegre Circle Loaf N' Jug robbed Thursday night.

POSTED: 10:58 PM MST Nov 29, 2012    UPDATED: 11:02 PM MST Nov 29, 2012 
FOUNTAIN, Colo. -

Police in Fountain are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery Thursday evening.

The crime happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Loaf N' Jug at 7055 Alegre Circle.

Police say the suspect pointed a semi-automatic pistol at the clerk's face. The clerk was not injured. 

The suspect is described as a heavyset black man who was wearing a puffy black coat. 

The suspect got away with cash. 

He may have escaped in a silver car. The vehicle was last seen driving northbound on Highway 85/87.