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Police search for shoe store robber

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A man pretending to buy several pairs of shoes from a Lancaster County store held up the clerk at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to Manheim Township Police.

Police said the man entered the Payless Shoe Sources on the 2000 block of the Fruitville Pike around 2 p.m. and approached the counter with several pairs of shoes. Once the items had been run up, he pulled out a handgun and demanded cash. 

The man fled with the shoes and an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured.

Police are looking for the thief, described as a black male in his mid-20's to early-30's, 5'10" tall with a thin build and well groomed beard and moustache. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manheim Township Police at 717-569-6401. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the anonymous tip line at 717-569-2816.

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