This just in from the Billings Police Department Twitter:

Tonight around 7:25pm, a male described to be Native American in their early 20's, 5 foot 7 inches tall, with a heavy build and shaggy black hair in an off white coat attempted to steal beer at the 500 block of Central Avenue.

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According to Police, when the suspect was confronted, he brandished a handgun and fled with the prized beer.

The investigation is ongoing, according to Sgt Mansur.

I presume the suspect is likely enjoying his beer, and hope he at least got the good stuff. It would be a shame if he got some cheap, light beer.

We'll update the article when more details are released.

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