EMERYVILLE (KRON)—A man stole several items from a Nordstrom’s Rack store Tuesday night.
The robbery happened just after 7 p.m. at the store on Emery St.
The caller reported the suspect entered the store and ripped the security cables from a rack of purses.
The suspect then left through the front door.
A loss prevention agent followed the suspect out of the store and tried to apprehend him.
The agent tried making a citizen’s arrest, but the suspect brandished a handgun.
The loss prevention agent was afraid for his safety and ran.
Officers searched the area, but did not find the suspect.
Police describe the suspect as a black man between 45 to 50 years old. He is about 5 feet 10 inches tall to 6 feet tall with a medium build.
He was last seen wearing a blue knit cap, a grey zip up with red lining and light-colored pants.
If you have any information about the case, you are asked to call the Emeryville Police Department. People who wish to remain anonymous can call 510-596-3700.