Armed Robbery at Convenience Store

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HAZLETON — Police are searching for an armed thief after a hold up Tuesday night in Hazleton.

Officers said it happened at the Pantry Quick on East Diamond Avenue around 10 p.m.

According to police, a man entered the store and pulled a knife on the clerk demanding cash and cigarettes.  The robber ran with an unspecified amount of loot.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.