AmeriStop Food Mart in Fairborn reports armed robbery

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AmeriStop Food Mart in Fairborn reports armed robbery

UPDATE @ 9:10 p.m.

A man bundled up and wearing a winter mask passed a note tonight asking for cash after he grabbed a bottle of wine and handful of candy, according to store clerks at a Fairborn AmeriStop Food Mart.

The suspect said he had a gun, but did not show it, the clerks at the store, 504 S. Maple Ave., said.

The robbery was reported around 7:05 p.m. The clerks said they gave the robber cash and that’s the last they saw of him.

We’re working to learn more from Fairborn police.

An armed robbery suspect demanded cash and grabbed a bottle of wine and handful of candy Jan. 3, 2018, before fleeing from the AmeriStop Food Mart on Maple Avenue in Fairborn. JIM NOELKER / STAFF

FIRST REPORT

Police were called to a report of an armed robbery at AmeriStop Food Mart.

The robbery was reported around 7:05 p.m. at the store, 504 S. Maple Ave.

According to initial reports, the suspect is a white male, possibly a juvenile, who has a thin build and stands about 5 feet 8 inches. He was wearing a navy blue puff down coat and hood and had the lower portion of his face covered.

The suspect did not show a weapon, but kept his hand inside his coat pocket, according to reports. He was believed to have fled in a vehicle.

Police are searching the area for the suspect, but no arrests have been announced.

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