Twin Falls Police are requesting the public's help with information relating to the robbery of Family Dollar on Addison in Twin that occurred late Monday night.

( At 11:23 p.m. Twin Falls City Police Officers were dispatched to a robbery at the parking lot of the Family Dollar store located at 1746 Addison Ave. East.

A white male wearing a hoodie and blue jeans approached a store employee while she was sitting in her vehicle after closing the store. The suspect opened the car door and held his hand in his pants as if he had a firearm. The suspect then stole a purse from the employee and fled on foot southbound into the field behind the Family Dollar.

A perimeter was set up and a police service dog was deployed in an attempt to track the suspect. Police were unable to locate the suspect and the investigation is still in progress.

Twin Falls Police will update the incident with photos and video if they become available.  If the community has any information on this crime please contact Detective Jon Wilson at the Twin Falls Police Department in reference to case number 1701194.