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Park Rapids Cenex robbed at gunpoint; $1,000 taken

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A robbery was reported at the Park Rapids Cenex station on Highway 71 North at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday.

According to police chief Terry Eilers, a male came in telling the clerk to put money from the till into a black bag. The suspect was displaying a gun, although it may not have been real, Eilers said.

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Approximately $1,000 was taken, Eilers said.

The suspect left in a silver four-door car with another person, heading south on Highway 71.

Anyone with information is asked to call Eilers at 237-2711.

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