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Penn Hills police search for gunman who robbed Family Dollar store Friday night

Jacob Tierney
| Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

A man with a handgun robbed a Family Dollar on Milltown Road in Penn Hills Friday evening, according to Penn Hills police.

The robbery happened shortly before 7 p.m. Nobody was injured.

It’s the second time the store has been held up at gunpoint in the last six months, according to Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton.

Police didn’t immediately have many leads yet, Burton said.

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The robber ran from the scene and had a car parked nearby, Burton said. Police don’t have a description of the vehicle and did not disclose how much the robber stole.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jacob at 724-836-6646, jtierney@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Soolseem.

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