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Officers on lookout for armed robbery suspect

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Officers responded to a 911 call for an armed robbery at Slix Party Shop, where the suspect threatened employees inside with a shotgun and left with an undisclosed amount of money. Officers responded to a 911 call for an armed robbery at Slix Party Shop, where the suspect threatened employees inside with a shotgun and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers with the Allen County Sheriff's Office are still on the lookout for a suspect involved with an armed robbery on Dixie Highway.

Just before noon on December 29th, officers with the Allen County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call for an armed robbery at Slix Party Shop, where the suspect threatened employees inside with a shotgun and left with an undisclosed amount of money.  The employees were not injured during the incident.  Now the sheriff's office is searching for the suspect in this case.

"We’re looking for a suspect that was described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 5’6” tall, thin build, wearing all dark clothes a nearly full face covering black mask," said Sgt. Andre McConnahea with the Allen County Sheriff's Office.

Officers are asking the public to come forward with any information to help them with this case.

"We would like anybody with information to contact the Allen County Sheriffs Office or Crimestoppers," said Sgt. McConnahea.  "The suspect was also seen leaving the area in a black SUV, at this point it’s unknown if he was alone or not, but he was seen leaving the area northbound on Stewart Road in a black SUV."

The number to contact the Allen County Sheriff's Office is (419) 227-3535 and you can contact Crimestoppers at (419) 229-STOP.

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