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Police seeking person who robbed Spencer convenience store

Police seeking person who robbed Spencer convenience store

Spencer police seeking

The Spencer Police Department is seeking a man who robbed a convenience store on Friday in Spencer, Iowa.

SPENCER, Iowa -- Police said a man robbed a convenience store after displaying a gun, and are seeking public help in finding him.

The Spencer Police Department said in a Monday release it is asking for the public’s assistance in a robbery investigation at the Casey’s General Store located at 800 S. Grand Ave. At approximately 4 a.m. Friday, the armed man approached an employee who was opening the store, and forced the worker inside the building, before taking an undetermined amount of cash.

Police said the robber forced the Casey's employee to drive him to another location in Spencer, before fleeing on foot. The suspect was wearing all black and a ski mask, at the height of 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10.

Police are asking people with video security systems that record roads or sidewalks to contact the department at 712-262-2151, to determine if the footage is useful.

Spencer, a town of 11,233 people, is in Clay County.

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