Iowa City Police officers are investigating an armed robbery. 

Officers responded to the Deli Mart located 525 Highway 1 West at around 11:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The employee told authorities he was robbed by a male with a handgun who demanded property. 

Iowa City Police checked the area and did not find the suspect.

The victim described the suspect as a black male, 6'2, lean build, wearing a grey sweatshirt and black sweatpants.  

Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward. 

Date of publication

Monday, March 20, 2017