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Robbery suspect flees with smokes and cash

4:43 AM, Oct 25, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who got away with money and cigarettes.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to a GATE store in the 5800 block of Collins Road early Friday morning.

Store clerks working at the time told investigators a man wearing a ski mask and armed with a chrome pistol ordered them to open their registers and place money in grocery bags.

The suspect also grabbed three to four packs of Newport cigarettes before fleeing the store with the cash.

The suspect is described as a male about 5-feet-7 inches tall, weighing about 130 to 140 pounds, wearing a black shirt with lettering and dark pants. 

Detectives have not disclosed whether the suspect fled on foot or by car.

Anyone who has any information about the robbery is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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