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Allentown police investigating armed robbery at Family Dollar

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Police in Allentown are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar in the 1500 block of Lehigh Street. 

It happened Tuesday around 5:58 p.m. 

According to police, a man armed with a handgun robbed the store. He fled the area in an unknown vehicle. 

No one was injured. 

The man got away with an undetermined amount of money. 

He is described as a black male, about 5'8" tall, with a full beard and wearing sunglasses. He was last seen wearing black pants, a light colored hat and a light blue shirt under a grey hoodie. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-437-7721.


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