Vancouver Police Dept.

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) - Vancouver police are searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Sunday night.

Officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at a Plaid Pantry, located at 1002 West Fourth Plain Boulevard, just after 9:30 p.m.

Initial information received was a man entered the store, pointed a small semi-automatic handgun at the clerk, and demanded cash and cigarettes.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash and several packs of cigarettes, the suspect left eastbound on foot.

Officers, along with a K-9 team, searched for the suspect, but were unable to locate him.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late teens to early 20s, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, with a thin build. No clothing description was provided.

Anyone with information about the robbery, or the suspect, should call Vancouver police at 360-693-3111.

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