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K9 team tracking Family Dollar armed robbery suspect

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Posted at 10:57 AM, Sep 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-01 15:19:42-04

PETERSBURG, Va. — The Family Dollar on Washington Street in Petersburg was robbed just after 9:45 a.m. Labor Day.

The suspect wielded a gun and took undisclosed cash and cigarettes.

Police are on scene and using canine to track the suspect, who they described as a light-skin black male. Police said the suspect is around six-foot tall, wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Petersburg Police at (804) 861-1212.