About 7:14 A.M. on July 27, 2017 Police Communications received a report of an armed robbery at the Lee Hall Food Mart in the 17400 block of Warwick Boulevard. Officers responded and were told that the suspect was a black male about 6’ tall with a thin build wearing a blue “leather like” baseball cap, red and black flannel long sleeve shirt, gray “Dickie type” work pants and a dark “towel” around his neck. The suspect was armed with a knife, entered the store, jumped the counter and robbed the store. He was last seen in a red van leaving the area southbound on Warwick Boulevard. There were no reported injuries. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.
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