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Suspect sought in Browne’s Addition armed robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at Sunset Food Mart in Browne’s Addition about 1:20 p.m. Friday.

Officer Jennifer DeRuwe said a man used a “large” knife to threaten employees and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the store at 2627 W. Sunset Blvd.

“They attempted a canine track but did not locate him,” DeRuwe said.

The man is described as light-skinned black or Hispanic and was wearing a black and white coat and jeans. His face was partially covered by a bandana. He exited the store and ran west down the alley, DeRuwe said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 or (509) 242-TIPS (8477).

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