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Police: Suspect In CVS Armed Robbery Located

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(credit: Minneapolis Police)

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police say they’ve located a suspect in connection with the armed robbery at a CVS Pharmacy, after asking for the public’s help about two weeks ago.

Officers responded to the CVS Pharmacy at 3655 Central Ave. NE on a robbery of a business call. Upon arrival, officers learned that a man entered the building, asked for assistance in locating an item and then displayed a large knife and demanded money.

The man then fled the scene in a mid-1990s black Ford Ranger pickup with an extended cab, with a small white dog inside (possibly a pit bull or terrier). He was described as a white man, 40 to 50 years old, 6-feet-tall with a medium build. He had black and gray hair and was unshaven.

He was last seen wearing a black wool cap, gray hooded sweatshirt with a small Nike logo on the front and baggy blue jeans.

Police say the suspect has been located but haven’t said if he’s been arrested or the details of his location.

Stay tuned to WCCO.com for more information as it becomes available.

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