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Armed robbery reported early this morning in Willmar

WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department seeks the public's help in investigating an armed robbery occurring early this morning at convenience store in Willmar.

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The Willmar Police Department has obtained security footage from Casey's General Store to assist in identifying the suspect. The suspect was wearing blue jeans, a grey sweatshirt and sunglasses during the robbery. Police Chief Jim Felt said the suspect is likely a male with a dark complexion and is roughly 5 feet 7 inches tall.

WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department seeks the public’s help in investigating an armed robbery occurring early this morning at convenience store in Willmar.

Officers were dispatched to the scene around 12:30 a.m. at Casey’s General Store, located at 1021 19th Ave. SW, Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt said.  

No injuries were reported and Felt said the situation does not appear to be a risk to the public. 

A clerk at the convenience store reportedly called 911, stating that he had been robbed. He said the suspect displayed a handgun, demanded cash, took an undetermined amount of money and fled east on foot.

The suspect reportedly had his face covered and was wearing a grey sweatshirt, blue jeans and sunglasses.  

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Law enforcement has not identified the suspect and is reviewing security footage from Casey’s General Store. Felt said the suspect is likely a male with a dark complexion and is roughly 5 feet 7 inches tall. 

Those with information regarding the case are urged to contact the Willmar Police Department at 320-235-2244 or police@willmarmn.gov

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