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Thursday July 30th, 2015 4:09AM

Suspect at large in overnight convenience store robbery

By Katie Crumley
GAINESVILLE - A suspect in the robbery of a Gainesville convenience store early Thursday remains at large.

Gainesville Police Corp. Joe Britte said a black male approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall in his 40s entered "The Pantry" Kangaroo store on Jesse Jewell Parkway around 1:20 a.m.

He said the suspect, who was carrying a large knife, demanded that the cashier open the register and then took a small amount of cash and fled on foot.

Britte said the suspect was wearing an all-white painters suit, white hat, black boots and jewelry around his neck and left wrist.

He said the store clerk wasn't injured in the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Gainesville Police Departments Criminal Investigations Division (770) 534-5254/tip line (770) 533-5873 or the Hall County Central Communications Center (770) 534-5251.
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