Armed suspect sought after Dollar Tree robbery

Police are asking for help identifying a robbery suspect who attempted to stab a person with a knife during a robbery at a dollar store Wednesday evening in Daly City, police said.

The suspect, described as a woman in her 40s or 50s with brown hair and brown eyes, entered a Dollar Tree store at 2840 Geneva Avenue at 5 p.m. and stole miscellaneous items.

When the suspect left the store, she was confronted about the robbery, according to police. The suspect threatened person confronting her and lunged at the person with a knife.

The victim escaped injury, police said.

The suspect was last seen walking north across Geneva Avenue toward San Francisco.

The female suspect is 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 150 to 160 pounds, according to police. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, black shirt, blue jeans and black and white shoes.

Anyone with information about the case is being asked to call police at (650) 991-8119 or the anonymous tip line at (650) 873-2467. The case number is 16002560.