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State police: Man in clown mask robs Hempfield Subway restaurant

| Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, 9:17 p.m.

An armed robber wearing a clown mask stole the cash register from Subway restaurant along Route 30 just west of Jeannette on Saturday night, state police at Greensburg said.

The robber was wearing a parka with a fur collar, tan pants and black gloves when he stole the cash register at about 6:50 p.m. Saturday from the sandwich shop on Route 30 in Hempfield, state police said.

The robber was described as being between 5 foot 9 inches and 5 foot 11 inches tall, possibly accompanied by a woman said to be about 5 foot 6 inches tall, and fled in a white minivan traveling westbound on Route 30, police said.

The investigation continues, and state police issued an alert to be on the lookout for the robber.

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