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Information sought in Union Mills store robbery

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for tips and information in an Oct. 29 robbery at Union Mills Grocery.
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for tips and information in an Oct. 29 robbery at Union Mills Grocery. Crime Stoppers

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for tips and information to help solve an armed robbery.

According to a news release, a store was robbed at gunpoint about 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Union Mills Grocery, 7431 Pacific Ave. SE, east of Lacey. The robber is believed to be a white man, about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a dark blue hoodie with a tan “military type” head covering, dark blue sweatpants and Nike tennis shoes.

The man fled the store with $480 in $20 dollar bills and left in an unknown vehicle parked nearby.

The case is Olympia-Thurston County Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

Lisa Pemberton: 360-754-5433, @Lisa_Pemberton

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