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Cedar Rapids police need help finding assault, robbery suspect

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Cedar Rapids police are asking for your help finding a man who assaulted and robbed a woman on New Year's Eve.

It happened just after 2 p.m. at the Check King on Blairs Ferry Rd.

Police say a 41-year-old woman was at the counter when a man approached her.

They say the suspect punched her in the head and demanded her money. When she refused, he punched her again and ran away.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 5'9" with a large tattoo on his neck. 

Police have pictures from a nearby camera and are asking for help finding the suspect. You can call Cedar Rapids police at 319-286-5485.
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