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Masked man tries to rob southeast Wichita gas station

Published On: Apr 21 2014 09:31:43 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 22 2014 08:07:19 PM CDT
Gas station robbery
WICHITA, Kan. -

Wichita Police are searching for an armed man who tried to rob a southeast Wichita convenience store at gun point.

It happened in the 1200 block of East Pawnee just before 8:30 p.m. Dispatchers said a masked man entered the store demanding money.

The suspect ran out of the building after firing two shots in the business. He did not leave with money from the store.

The robber is described as a black man about 5'9" to 5'11" tall, wearing a black or red shirt, black jeans, black shoes and black mask. Witnesses said the man had a black handgun.

The manager of the store and an employee were both inside at the time of the incident. Neither of were hurt.

Anyone with information in the crime is asked to call police.

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