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November 16, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Man with knife robs U-District store

A man in a white mask with a large knife robbed a Plaid Pantry store at Northeast 50th Street and Roosevelt Way Northeast on Friday night.

The suspect was not apprehended, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Witnesses said the suspect entered the University District store around 10 p.m., approached the clerk, showed a large knife and demanded money from the cash register, according to police.  He left after taking the money. No one was injured, police said.

Despite searches with a K-9 team and King County Sheriff’s helicopter, no suspect was found. The robber was described as white, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing about 200 pounds.

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