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Lancaster robbery suspect wore surgical scrubs, mask, gloves

Investigators are shown at the scene of an armed robbery of a tobacco shop in Lancaster on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.
December 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is under way for a man who robbed a tobacco store in Lancaster.

Officials say the suspect wore complete surgical scrubs, including mask and gloves, when he held up Jay's Cigs located at 1248 W. Avenue K at gunpoint on Tuesday.

Investigators say the suspect took off on a bicycle with about $600 in cash and a couple cartons of cigarettes.

Authorities described the suspect as 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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