Robbery suspect at large in FD

A 27-year-old Kentucky man was robbed at gunpoint Friday night at the intersection of First Avenue North and North Ninth Street shortly after 9 p.m., according to a press release from the Fort Dodge Police Department.

Robert Lee, of Highland Heights, Ky., said that while he was stopped for a traffic signal he was approached by a black male who robbed him at gunpoint. Lee followed the suspect to a home at 811 Fourth Ave. N. that police searched at 10:23 p.m. after obtaining a warrant. However, “officers were not able to locate the suspect after a thorough search was conducted.”

Lee reported an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

The suspect is described as a middle-aged black male about 6 foot tall and 250 pounds with short black hair. The suspect was wearing tan or khaki shorts and a black T-shirt with a white towel draped over his shoulder at the time of the robbery.

Fort Dodge Police Sgt. Chuck Guthrie said the suspect was still at large as of late Saturday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Dodge Police at 573-1426.