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Redding Police searching for suspect in armed gas station robbery

A masked and armed man is on the run after robbing a Redding gas station Wednesday night.

Posted: Dec. 28, 2017 7:10 AM
Updated: Dec. 28, 2017 12:51 PM

Redding Police say they're searching for a man who robbed a gas station while armed Wednesday night.

Poice say it happened at around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Officers responded to the Gas-4-Less at 1409 Pine Street regarding an armed robbery that just occurred.

The clerk, 21-year old Amar Singh of Redding, reported that a male adult entered the store with a mask or cloth covering his face. The suspect pointed a gray or silver handgun at the clerk and demanded the money in the register. Singh complied and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was last seen leaving the store on foot.

The suspect was described as wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and brown boots. He possibly had a tattoo on the top of his left hand. An extensive area search was conducted with the help of the CHP helicopter and numerous ground units. The suspect was not found.

If you know anything you're asked to call Redding Police. 

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