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Roanoke police said a man robbed a northwest Roanoke convenience store Wednesday evening.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Roanoke police are looking for a man who pointed a gun at a convenience store employee and made off with cash.
Police spokesman Scott Leamon said officers were called to the Quick Mart in the 3000 block of Salem Turnpike Northwest at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses told the officers a man wearing a black ski mask had entered the store and pointed a gun at a clerk.
The man was able to grab cash out of the cash register and leave the scene on foot before police arrived.
Leamon said the suspect was described as a black male, about 6-feet, 2-inches tall with a thin build. Witnesses reported he was wearing a plain black T-shirt and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to call Roanoke police at 853-5959.
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