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Store clerk pepper sprays robber

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Gazette Staff
October 31, 2008
— A robber made off with $480 in cash after a Janesville store was held up at gunpoint Thursday night, according to Janesville police.

Officers were called to Cigarette Depot, 1527 Milton Ave., Janesville, at 8:20 p.m. The clerk said a man pointed a semi-automatic black handgun at her and demanded money. The clerk shot pepper spray at the robber, and he fled on foot with the money, the report says.


The clerk described the robber as a black male, about 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8, with a husky build and short hair. He was wearing a blue bandana and a blue, black and gray woven pullover, according to the report.



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