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Police Searching For Suspect Who Robbed Paint Store

Reported: Jan. 14, 2014 11:52 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 14, 2014 12:13 PM EST
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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Tiersa Davis)-- The Portsmouth Police Department is looking for a suspect who robbed a paint store over the weekend.

Police said the robbery happened at about 12 p.m. on Saturday at Sherwin Williams on 11th Street in Portsmouth. The suspect demanded money and implied he had a weapon in his hooded-sweatshirt but none was ever seen, police said. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a white man, 6 feet 1, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, with sunglasses and something covering his lower face.

Police have identified the suspected vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 740-351-1354.

-- Portsmouth Police Department photo of suspected vehicle



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