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Store robbed at gunpoint

Friday, November 24, 2006

THAYER -- Area law enforcement officials are investigating an armed robbery at the Flash Market in Thayer Nov. 20.

The robbery took place at 3:37 a.m. when a gunman entered the store armed with a .22-caliber rifle and took $700 in cash.

The robber is described as 5-feet 4-inches to 5-feet 6-inches tall and weighing approximately 140 pounds. The robber is described as wearing dark clothing and a full face motorcycle helmet. Police said the robbery was carrying a camouflage bag.

Law enforcement officials said the gunman exited the store through the front door and turned right.

Employees at the store refused comment. The store is open 24-hours a day and seven days a week and is located on the Arkansas-Missouri state line.

Agencies involved with the investigation are the Thayer Police Department, the Mammoth Spring Police Department and the Oregon County Sheriff's Department.

Anyone with any information regarding the robbery is asked to call any of the above mentioned law enforcement agencies.

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