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Gunman flees Mesa CVS store with cash

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(Source: Mesa Police Department) (Source: Mesa Police Department)
MESA, AZ (CBS5) -

Mesa police are searching for a gunman who fled a CVS store with money and other items Sunday night.

The man walked into the store at 9152 E. Brown Road at around 7:45 p.m., selected several items and approached the register, officers said.

He lifted his shirt, revealing a handgun, and told the clerk to hand over cash, police said.   

The man fled and climbed into a silver, four-door car, which was backed into a parking spot on the south side of the CVS. He was seen leaving westbound on Brown Road.

The suspect is described as in his early 20s. He is 5'6" tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has short brown hair.

He was last seen wearing a black baseball hat with white writing or an emblem on the front, a black T-shirt with a long-sleeved, navy-blue shirt or jacket draped over his back, baggy blue jeans and white shoes.

People with information can call the Mesa Police Department's non-emergency number at 480-644-2211 and select option 2. Refer to case number 20141870569.

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