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Armed robbery at Monroe store

Published July 03. 2014 04:00PM

Pocono Mountain Regional police are looking for a white male who robbed a Monroe County store at knife point.

Police said the incident occurred at 10:26 p.m. Wednesday at Joe's Kwik Mart, along Route 940 in Pocono Summit.

Police said an employee was preparing to drop a cash deposit when the white male came behind the counter armed with a large knife and took the cash from the employee's hand and the rest of the cash in a cash drawer. At the time of the robbery there was heavy rain.

As the robber fled the store, a customer was entering. He reported the robber ran west on Route 940. The robber got away with an undetermined amount of cash. No one was injured in the incident.

The robber was described as beingof average height and build and was wearing a dark hoodie.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at 570-895-2400.

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