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Iowa City police searching for robbery suspect

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Iowa City police are searching for a robbery suspect.

It happened just after 1:30 Saturday morning at the Walgreens in the 2200 block of Muscatine Avenue.

A cashier told police a man approached the check-out to make a small purchase, then he took out a large knife.

He also reached across the counter and grabbed some money from the register before running out of the store.

The suspect is described as black male, 40-45 years old, about six feet and four inches, with a thin mustache.

He was wearing a black coat and a fuzzy hat.

The Walgreens employee wasn't hurt.

Iowa city area crime stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest.

Call 319-358-tips.

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