Robbery investigated

Published 9:30 pm Monday, September 30, 2019

Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Sunday morning at a North Main Street gas station.

The robbery happened at 8:24 a.m. at Murphy USA in the 1200 block of North Main Street, a city press release stated.

Preliminary investigation found that a black male dressed in dark clothing, a ball cap and sunglasses displayed a firearm and demanded money, the press release stated. He fled on foot with an undetermined amount of currency.

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There were no injuries, and the investigation remains ongoing.

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