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Suspect wanted in Portageville, MO armed robbery

Updated: May. 25, 2018 at 12:26 PM CDT
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Portageville Police Chief Ronnie Adams said they are looking for the suspect at this time...
Portageville Police Chief Ronnie Adams said they are looking for the suspect at this time (Source: Law Enforcement)(Source: Law Enforcement, Surveillance)

PORTAGEVILLE, MO (KFVS) - An armed robbery at a Casey's General Store in Portageville, Missouri took place on Thursday night, May 24.

Portageville Police Chief Ronnie Adams said they are looking for the suspect at this time.

It happened at 10:30 p.m.

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A man walked into the store with his face covered and put his hand over his mouth according to Chief Adams.

Adams said he had a gun which the workers thought was a toy at first.

After he fired shots into the ceiling, Adams said the man grabbed money from the register and ran from the store.

Adams said the man headed northwest.

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