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Asheville Police investigating armed robbery on Haywood Street

Authorities say Wednesday night at around 7:40 p.m.authorities were dispatched to the Twisted Crepe. (Photo credit: Asheville Police Department)

The Asheville Police Department is asking for help finding their suspect following an armed robbery Wednesday night.

Authorities say Wednesday night at around 7:40 p.m. authorities were dispatched to the Twisted Crepe.

Upon arrival, officers were notified that a white male wearing a dark hoodie and a blazer entered the store, locked the door, turned off the "OPEN" sign in the front window and approached the register displaying a handgun which he kept in his coat pocket.

The suspect fled the store on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male with green eyes. He is approximately 6'0" tall and 165-175 lbs. He was wearing polished brown dress shoes, dark blue dress pants and a dark blue sports coat with a blue hooded jacket underneath.

This incident is under further investigation. If anyone has any information regarding this incident they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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