COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Coeur d'Alene Police officers are searching for a man suspected of robbing the Jimmy Johns at 2626 N. Government Way on Friday night.

Officers responded to the report of a robbery at 1:27 a.m. A male employee reported being forced by the suspect into the business from outside while taking out the garbage. The suspect displayed a handgun and pointed it at the victim. The victim said the suspect demanded he give him cash. The employee complied with the demands, and the suspect fled the area on foot. Detectives have now taken over the investigation. 

The suspect is at large, and should be considered armed and dangerous. He's described as 5'08"-5'09", stocky build, wearing a blue with white horizontal stripes zip-up hoodie pulled over his head, black mask, blue jeans, and a black nylon sport type back pack.

If anyone has any information on this crime please contact the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at 208-769-2363.