Beer thief menaces clerk with knife

COLORADO SPRINGS - Authorities are looking for a man who stole two 24-ounce cans of beer and menaced the store clerk who tried to confront him about it with a knife.

Colorado Springs Police say the incident happened at around 1:50 a.m. Monday at the 7-Eleven store at 1428 W. Colorado Ave.

Police say the man walked into the store and toward the beer cooler, where he broke the lock and took his bounty.

He was last seen walking north on 15th Street. Officers in the area were not able to find him.

The man is described as a 25 to 30 years old and around 5’10” and 180 pounds. He has “very short, light brown hair” and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black t-shirt with a white logo over the left chest, and a black zip-up hoodie.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Colorado Springs Police.

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