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Sheriff's Department Search For Armed Robber

By Rich Tarpening, Assignment Manager, Rich.Tarpening@kesq.com
Published On: Dec 11 2012 02:23:51 PM CST
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BERMUDA DUNES -

Authorities were looking for a man who robbed an Am/Pm convenience store at an Arco gas station in Bermuda Dunes Tuesday morning.
      The robbery at 78355 Varner Road was reported at 1:55 a.m. A man, whose face was covered, brandished a handgun at the clerk and demanded money, then ran off, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
      The suspect was described as a white man in his 30s, approximately 5 feet 8, 170 pounds and wearing a beanie.
      Anyone with information on the robbery was asked to call the Sheriff's Department at (760) 836-3215 or (760) 863-8990, or Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP.