Police probe latest knifepoint robberyStaff Report | January 12,2014Rutland City Police are investigating another knife-point robbery of a convenience store Saturday night.
According to police, shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, a man wielding a hunting knife entered the Irving convenience store on South Main Street and demanded money.
After receiving some money, the man ran from the store, heading southbound, possibly toward Chase Avenue, police said.
There were no injuries.
Police described the suspect as a male in his late teens or early 20s, approximately 5-feet, 7-inches tall and weighing between 125 pounds and 135 pounds. He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with some sort of emblem and a gray scarf or mask covering his face.
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