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Robber takes cigarettes, money from gas station, officials say

Police: Man implies he's armed, leaves north side gas station with small amount of cash

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are looking for information about a robbery on Madison's north side early Sunday morning where the robber implied he had a gun.

The robber entered a PDQ gas station in the 1400 block of Northport Drive around 5:45 a.m. and asked for three packs of cigarettes, police said. The employee got the cigarettes and the robber implied he had a gun.

He demanded cash before fleeing on foot with a small amount of cash and the cigarettes, according to a police report.

The robber is described as a black man, 45-50 years old, weighing about 140 pounds and was last seen wearing a light gray sweatshirt and dark pants. Police said the robber also has a distinct walk.

Officials ask anyone with information on the robbery to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.

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