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Gunman robs Mesa tobacco store

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Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2007 2:29 am | Updated: 6:23 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

A gunman robbed OK Tobacco store in Mesa about 11 a.m. Wednesday and then fled the scene, police said.

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The victim told police the robber displayed a handgun and demanded cash at the shop at 1720 W. Southern Ave. She said the gunman fled in a green or blue Dodge Neon.

Police describe the robber as black, in his mid-20s, about 6-foot-3 and weighing 200 pounds.

He had a distinctive large burn or scar on the top of one of his hands, and wore a light brown hooded sweat shirt and blue jeans.

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