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Harbor-area residents warned of dangerous robbery suspect

Residents in the Harbor area are being warned of a dangerous robbery suspect who stormed a local market.

August 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Residents in the Harbor City area are being warned of a dangerous robbery suspect who stormed a local market.

Officials said a man hit the El Michoacano Market on the 1400 block of 243rd Street.

The suspect entered the store wearing a black or blue bandana over his face and demanded money in Spanish. Police said he attempted to shoot a 12-gauge pump-action shotgun.

There was no word on whether he got away with any cash or how much.

The LAPD issued a community alert after the incident, telling residents to be wary of the dangerous suspect.

The suspect was said have fled in a gray or white 1990s Chevrolet Astro van or a tan 1990s Ford Explorer.


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