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Poplar Bluff police search for armed robbery suspect

Still photo captured from store surveillance video (Source: Poplar Bluff PD) Still photo captured from store surveillance video (Source: Poplar Bluff PD)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

Poplar Bluff police are investigating an early morning armed robbery.

It happened Tuesday morning around 5:40 a.m. at Murphy's Express located at 303 South Westwood Blvd in Poplar Bluff, according to investigators.

According to the police department, Murphy's Express employees reported a white male wearing a Carhart-style jacket and a ski-mask entered the store, approached the counter, displayed a pistol and demanded money.

Investigators say the employees gave the suspect around $200 from the register, and the suspect left the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Poplar Bluff Police Department at 573-785-5776.

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