Detectives are asking the public to help identify two suspects in an Everett robbery. (Everett Police Department)

Detectives are asking the public to help identify two suspects in an Everett robbery. (Everett Police Department)

Police looking for box cutter-wielding robber

He stole $20 of merchandise from Grocery Outlet and threatened an employee.

EVERETT — Police in Everett are looking for two people suspected of robbing a store and using a box cutter to threaten an employee.

A man entered the Grocery Outlet on Everett Mall Way around 8 p.m. Dec. 23. He grabbed about $20 in goods and took off running, according to police. An employee yelled at him to stop and chased after him.

Outside the suspect turned around, brandishing a box cutter. He lunged and stabbed at the employee’s stomach. The worker received minor injuries, Everett police officer Aaron Snell said.

The suspect got into a car with a woman, who had been in the store with him. She drove off.

Tips can be directed to the Everett Police Department at 425-257-8450.

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