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Police investigate armed robbery

POULTNEY— Vermont state police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station in Poultney, Vt. on July 25. According to a release, troopers from the Rutland Barracks went to the Irving gas station on Main Street in Poultney at around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26. After interviewing witnesses and reviewing security camera footage, it was learned that a unidentified person entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded cash. After collecting a large sum of cash, the individual left the store.

The suspect was described as a white male wearing a brown Carhartt sweatshirt, bluejeans and grey sneakers. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Henry Alberico at 802-773-9101.

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