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Police investigate alleged robbery || Unknown amount of money stolen

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On Saturday, July 20, 2019, at about 10 p.m., the Greenville Police Department responded to an alleged robbery at Discount Gas & Tobacco & Beverage, 6002 Wesley Street.

According to Greenville Police Department’s Lt. Adam J. Phillips, public informations officer, it was reported a black man, about five-feet tall, entered the store wearing safety glasses with a dark-colored cloth covering his face.

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“The suspect forced a customer onto the ground and demanded money,” Phillips said. “The suspect claimed to have a handgun but never displayed it. The suspect stole an unknown amount of money and left the store heading northbound.”

Phillips said detectives are working to obtain a photo from the store’s surveillance cameras.

If anyone has information about the subject’s identity or his whereabouts, contact detective Meeks at 903-457-2917 or 903-457-2900.

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