Essex police search for robbery suspect who wore a trash bag

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Essex police are investigating a robbery at the Simon’s Mobil gas station on Colchester Road in Essex from just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

Police are searching for a white man described as 5’1″ to 5’2″ with a medium build, wearing blue jeans, dark colored shoes, and a red/white checkered plaid long-sleeve shirt.

Officials say he entered the store demanding money from the register.  His face and upper body were covered with a green plastic trash bag, according to police.

Authorities say the man threatened that he had a gun.  He was last seen running away, with an undetermined amount of money. The clerk was unharmed.

Police ask anyone with information to call Essex PD at 802-878-8331.

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