Armed robber strikes Star Grocery

A Harriett Street convenience store was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash Sunday night.

Employees of Star Grocery at 201 Harriett St. reported to police at 9:53 p.m. that a man brandishing a “dark-colored long gun” entered the store and demanded money. After taking the cash, he dashed out without hurting anyone.

According to the news release issued by Sgt. M.W. Barrow, the robber is a black man in his late teens who is about 5-foot-6 and 145 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt and khaki pants Sunday night. Officer G.N. Earp took the report.

Crimestoppers at 492-1925 will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the robber. All information is confidential, and callers remain anonymous.