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Armed robbery at Dollar Tree on Madison's west side

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Police Dept. is investigating an armed robbery on Madison's west side.

At 9:25 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the Dollar Tree at 688 S. Whitney Way.

The suspect reportedly entered the store and approached the manager with a handgun, ordering the manager to open the safe. The manager complied and the suspect then ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

A K-9 unit tracked to a parking lot south of Odana road. Police say the suspect left in a waiting vehicle.

Officers are still looking for the suspect described as a black male, about 5'8" with a heavy build, dressed in all black.

No injuries were reported from the robbery.

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