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Grocery Store Evacuated in Search for Robber

Grocery Store Evacuated in Search for Robber

Posted - Dec. 25, 2003 at 1:26 p.m.



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(Midvale-AP) -- An Albertson's Food and Drug store in Midvale was evacuated for several hours last evening after the robber of a nearby shoe store was reported to have entered the grocery store.

Salt Lake County sheriff's officers say the man had demanded money from a Payless Shoesource store. He then reportedly was spotted walking or running into the Albertson's.

Deputies searched the store and a man was spotted trying to get out a back exit, but disappeared back inside.

They then evacuated the store and searched it with police dogs but did not find the man.

They found clothing in a men's restroom and believe the robber may have changed clothes.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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