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Independence police search for an armed robbery suspect

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INDEPENDENCE (KWWL) -

Independence Police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store.

Police say it happened just before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dollar General in the 1300 block of First Street West.

They say a male entered the store and took money from a crash register drawer during a customer transaction.

The man left with an unknown amount of money.

He's described as 5 feet and 5 inches tall, with medium build and 160 pounds.

The man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black ski mask and blue jeans. He was also carrying a box cutter or knife.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Independence Police at (319) 334-2520.

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