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Cigarette store robbed
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Ceres Police Detectives are urging the public to help them track down the man who robbed the Discount Cigarette store at 1530 Hatch Road on Saturday evening.

The robbery occurred at 5:49 p.m. when a Hispanic man entered the store and pointed a black handgun at the clerk and asked him to move away from the register. The suspect grabbed the cash register and threw it to the ground to break it open. He helped himself to an undisclosed amount cash which spilled and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect was wearing black clothing and judged to be about 5-foot-6 and light skinned.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.