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Pa. cigarette store robbed at gunpoint

August 26, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday night at Choice Cigarette Discount Outlet at 975 Lincoln Way West.

On Thursday about 10 p.m., a man entered the store and pointed a handgun at the lone employee inside, demanding money, police said. After getting the money, the man fled the store, police said.

The employee described the robber as a white male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build, wearing dark pants, white sneakers and a dark gray or black pullover hooded sweat shirt, police said.

Anyone with information on the robbery may call Pennsylvania State Police trooper Jeff Bopp at 717-264-5161.

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