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Masked gunman hits Dick's Plus

River Falls police are seeking a robber who got away with cash around 10 p.m. Monday at Dick's Plus Hometown Liquor, 1141 S. Main St. The two clerks on duty were unhurt. No customers were in the store. The white male suspect, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and handkerchief over his face, held a handgun and demanded money. His actions were captured on surveillance video.

Police Sgt. Jon Aubart said officers have worked throughout the night trying to find the suspect. He left the store walking north but may also have had a car parked nearby.

Aubart said the actual robbery took just a few minutes. Few words between the clerk and robber were exchanged. Another clerk was in the back of the store. He came forward, saw the robbery taking place and crouched out of sight.

Aubart said the other clerk quickly gave the robber cash from a till.

The suspect has a medium build and is five feet 10 to six feet.

The Journal will have more on this story as it develops.

If you have information to help solve this crime, call police investigator John Wilson at 425-0909. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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