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Armed robbery in Staples

An armed robbery occurred at the Staples Self Serve at 12:35 a.m. Thursday. A lone male entered the store brandishing a handgun and demanding money. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20's or 30's with a slender to medium build, about 6 feet tall. The suspect was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, dark colored jeans and larger metal rimmed sunglasses. The suspect fled on foot from the store. A possible suspect vehicle is a blue or brown Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable with North Dakota plates.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Staples Police Department at 1-800-794-5733. There is no further information at this time.