ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Police Department responded to an armed robbery at 4:49 p.m. on Monday at Seitz Drug Store, 206 North Douglas in Ellsworth, Police Chief Emil Halfhill said.
According to reports, the suspect is described a medium build white man, 6-foot-tall, approximately 200 pounds with a full but trimmed beard. Witnesses also indicated the suspect had acne or drug induced scaring on his cheeks.
He was wearing a black Carhartt or Polar brand coat, blue T-shirt and jeans. He wore black “Mechanic” brand gloves and a black stocking cap. He also was in possession of a black semi-automatic handgun.
The suspect left the scene with an unknown amount of a controlled narcotic. He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on the crime or who sees the suspect is asked to call 911 or the Ellsworth Police Department at 785-472-5110.