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SCMPD seeks armed robbery suspect

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Dept. Robbery unit Detectives are searching for the gunman who attempted to rob the BP Gas Station at East DeRenne Avenue and Bull Street shortly after 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Investigators said the gunman entered the building and pretended to shop, then approached employees, stating that he needed money several times.

When employees refused, the suspect fled the store on foot. He was last seen traveling west on DeRenne.

The suspect is described as a slender to medium built white male in his 30s standing 5'10. He was last seen with a scruffy red beard.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CRIMES2020.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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