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El Centro police investigating 7-Eleven robbery on Sunday

December 10, 2001|STAFF REPORT

El Centro police this morning were investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday when a male suspect walked into a 7-Eleven convenience store brandishing a knife and demanding cash.

The robbery occurred at 9:18 p.m. when a man, his face partially covered by a bandanna, entered the 7-Eleven at 2050 S. 4th St.

The suspect, who reportedly brandished a knife, escaped with money from the store. Information on the amount of cash taken was unavailable this morning.

According to police reports, the suspect was wearing baggy jeans and a blue sweater.

No arrests had been made in the case as of this morning, but police planned to review a tape from the store's surveillance camera and the investigation was ongoing.

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