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ARMED ROBBERY IN OTTAWA

December 30, 1999

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Armed robbery

reported at store

Ottawa -- Police are investigating an armed robbery Wednesday at a convenience store here.

A man with a handgun robbed the Total store, 1261 S. Main, Ottawa, around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Police Capt. Ron Puterbaugh said.

The gunman stole an undetermined amount of cash, Puterbaugh said. There were no injuries reported.

Witnesses reported the robber as about 6 feet tall, wearing a green or tan coat, blue jeans and an army camouflage stocking mask, Puterbaugh said.

Police have made no arrests in connection with the robbery.

Puterbaugh said authorities would review the videotape from the store's surveillance camera today.

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