Police search for suspect who stole $800 for Petland store

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Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who robbed a local Petland store.

Officials say the robbery happened around 5 p.m. Friday.

The suspect entered the Petland Discount store at 540 Broadway and demanded money from the cash register.

Police say he then pretended to have a gun and the worker handed over the money.

The suspect then ran away with $800 in cash.

Police say he is about 5 foot 9 inches, around 240 pounds with black hair and about 40 to 45 years old.

He was last seen in black and gray clothes and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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