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Paddock Hills BP robbed at gunpoint, police seek suspect

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Police are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery at a Paddock Hills gas station.

Officers say that the robbery happened just after 6:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of Reading Road near the intersection on Tennessee avenue.

Authorities say that the man entered the store and displayed a gun to the cashier. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

"The individual made his way out of the store and fled westbound on Tennessee," explains Captain Michael Neville. "We believe he got into a small, thin silver vehicle that looked kind of new. We're still trying to work on that information."

Officers say that the suspect is a heavy-set, black male in his late 20s. Officers say he was last seen wearing a green shirt with white print, a blue hat and black pants.

FOX19 is on the scene. We will continue to update the story as details become available. 

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