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Police: Man with gun robs Altoona Dollar General Store

City police say an armed man robbed a Dollar General Store Monday morning and fled with “a small amount of money.”

Altoona police say a man entered the Dollar General Store at 311 S. Lloyd St. at 8:12 a.m. and showed a clerk a gun in his waistband, then demanded money.

The suspect is described as a white man with dark, short hair, and wearing white shorts, a sweatshirt turned inside out and black high-top sneakers. Police said the man had a very thin mustache.

Anyone with information may call Altoona Police Department at 949-2489, or send email to: altoonapolice@altoonapa.gov.

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