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RCMP investigating after armed robbery at Airdrie thrift store

RCMP are investigating after a man robbed Salvation Army in Airdrie Saturday. File photo/Global News

RCMP are investigating after a man robbed a thrift store in Airdrie Saturday afternoon.

Police said a man entered the Salvation Army on Main Street around 4:00 p.m., brandishing a weapon.

Officers said he demanded cash from the employee, who gave an undisclosed amount, and then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The man is described as five-foot six-inches to five-foot seven-inches tall and 140 to 150 pounds. He had black hair with some grey facial hair and was wearing a green hooded jacket, black pants and white sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go online, as RCMP continue to investigate.

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