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Police need help finding a man wanted for an armed robbery of a Carrollton Chevron

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The NOPD need the public's help in finding a man wanted for armed robbery of a Carrollton gas tation.

 
The incident took place Shortly before 9:00 a.m on Monday, at the Chevron station in the 1400 block of South Carrollton Avenue.


Police say the suspect entered the station and asked for cigarettes. He then produced a dark-colored, semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene and was last seen running northbound on South Carrollton Avenue before turning onto Jeannette Street.
 
The suspect is described as being as a dark-skinned black male about 40 years old, 5'9" to 6'0" tall, wearing dark blue pants, a white shirt, black jacket and a dark knit cap. He was carrying a red and white striped backpack.
 
The Second District investigation unit is in charge of the on-going investigation and can be reached at 658-6020.

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