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Armed robber hits Dollar General in Oregon

Published: Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

OREGON – Oregon Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Friday night at the Dollar General store.

Police responded at 6:38 p.m. Friday after a suspect entered the store, 1050 W. Pines Road, displayed a weapon and demanded money from an employee. The robber fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police, in a news release, said they are looking for a suspect who is about 5 feet, 9 or 10 inches tall, and weighs about 200 pounds. The suspect was wearing a red coat with black shoulders and sleeves. There is lettering on the front of the jacket.

Police did not say whether the suspect is a man or woman.

They also are looking for an older-model 4-door, white vehicle, possibly a Toyota Corolla, with dark tinted windows that was seen leaving the scene.

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