Police seek man in armed robbery at gas station

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SEATTLE —

Police are searching for a man they said held up a South Seattle convenience store.

 

The robbery happened just after 8 p.m. Sunday at the Chevron on Martin Luther King Jr. Way South.

 

Officers said the man stormed the store and pointed a gun at the clerk, demanding money.

 

The clerk opened the register and the robber ran off with a fistful of cash.

 

The robber is described as a black man in his early 20s, 5 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build.  He was wearing a black hat, something wrapped around his neck and a black jacket and pants.

 

Authorities believe the man may live near the store he robbed.