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Fall River police search for Speedway robbery suspect

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FALL RIVER, R.I. (WPRI) — Fall River police are looking for a suspect who robbed a gas station early Friday morning.

Surveillance images show the male suspect walking into the Speedway on Eastern Avenue around 3:30 a.m.

According to police, the man asked to buy a pack of cigarettes. When the clerk opened up the register, the suspect allegedly jumped over the counter and grabbed the register.

Police said after a brief struggle with the clerk, cash fell out of the register and onto the floor. The suspect grabbed cash from the floor and ran away, according to police.

The suspect is described as a white male who is approximately 5’8″ and bald. He was wearing white sneakers, blue hooded sweatshirt and a black North Face pullover.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Fall River Police at (508) 676-85. Anonymous tips can be left at (508) 672-TIPS (8477).

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