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Published: Saturday, 12/20/2008

Police ask for help in solving assault, robbery at East Toledo gas station

Toledo police are seeking information about a robbery Dec. 11 during which a man assaulted a gas-station employee as she left the store and stole nearly $5,000, authorities said.

The female employee left the Sunoco gas station at 1540 Front St. about 10:15 p.m. with the night's deposits, police said.

A man who had been standing at a nearby bus stop darted toward her, knocked her

down, and stole the cash before fleeing to a waiting vehicle, police said.

The suspect was described as black, between 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a medium build.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stopper.

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