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Johnson City business robbed at gunpoint

Staff reports • Oct 3, 2012 at 9:10 AM

A Johnson City business was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning, according to police.

Johnson City police said Cash Express, 711 West Market St., was robbed by a man brandishing a black pistol.

He forced employees into a storage closet and ran off with an undetermined amount of cash.

The robber was described as a tall white man who wore a partial black mask. He had blue eyes and possibly reddish blond hair. He was also wearing a large camouflage jacket.

Police said in a news release that the robber may have been seen just prior to the robbery on a black Harley Davidson or similar type motorcycle.

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Division of the Johnson City Police Department at 434-6166 or Crimestoppers at 434-6158. To send an anonymous text message to the Johnson City Police, text 423JCPD and your tip to 847411 (tip411) or log onto www.citizenobserver.com.

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