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Amarillo police investigating New Year's Day robbery in west Amarillo


On New Year's Day at 8:36 pm, Amarillo police were dispatched to the Toot N Totum at 900 SW 10th Avenue on a robbery.

The clerks told officers that the suspect entered the store and handed them a note demanding money and cigarettes. He then pulled out a knife and pointed it at the clerks.

Witnesses described the suspect as being a white male wearing a red or orange shirt, black sweat pants, a black baseball cap, a grey cover over his face, and gloves.

The suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of money.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously online at www.amapolice.org.

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