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Bundled up suspect robs Howland gas station

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Someone walking into a gas station covered in winter clothing may not seem suspicious with Wednesday's blustery weather.  But as it turned out, the person who came into the Howland True North in Howland early in the morning was up to no good.

The employee working at the East Market Street gas station tells township police he was robbed sometime after 3 am.

The suspect pointed a gun and took all the cash from the register.  Police estimate he got around $250 before leaving the store in a blue Chevy pickup truck.

Other than the clothing that the suspect was wearing, police didn't get much of a description.

The clerk said that the robber was wearing winter gear, including a hood and a ski mask.  

Dispatchers say a suspect is a stocky man who was wearing green winter clothing and a camo face mask.

Police searched the area but couldn't find the suspect.

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