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Tacoma police seek two men who robbed convenience store

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on May 17, 2013 at 6:16 am with No Comments »
May 17, 2013 6:16 am

7-eleven-1-crop-1_lTacoma police are asking the public to help identify two armed men who robbed a convenience store May 6.

The incident took place about 3:10 a.m. at a 7/11 store in the 3100 block of South Tyler Street.

The men displayed a gun after entering the store and demanded cash from the clerk. They stole money, cigarettes and scratch tickets before fleeing.

One suspect is described as a Pacific Islander in his 20s, 5-feet-11 with a heavy build and black hair. He was wearing black shorts, a red T-shirt, black sandals and a black-and-white hooded sweatshirt with a red bandana over his face.

The other was a teenage Pacific Islander, 5-feet-6 with a medium build and short black hair. He was wearing gray pants, a white T-shirt and a red bandana over his face.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crimestoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of the suspects.

Anonymous tips can be made at 253-591-5959.

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