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December 10, 2012

UPDATE: Goshen 7-Eleven robbed

GOSHEN — Goshen police are seeking a man who robbed a convenience store clerk at gunpoint this morning.

The incidence occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Police responded to an armed robbery call at 7-Eleven at 1000 S. Main St., Goshen. There, police spoke to a store clerk who said a white male entered the store and asked for cigarettes before demanding money from the register.

The man then displayed a handgun and pointed it at the employee, according to police. After the robber was given the money, he fled the store. No one was injured.

Police conducted a search of the area around 7-Eleven as information from the employee was relayed to additional officers. No one matching the robber’s description was found.

The robber is described as a white male between the age of 30 and 40, with a dark auburn goatee and freckles. He is between 6 feet 1 inch and 6 feet 4 inches in height, with a large build. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark hooded sweatshirt and black shoes at the time of the robbery, police reported.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Goshen Police Department Detective Bureau at 574-533-8666, email police@goshencity.com or contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-342-STOP or 574-288-STOP.

 

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