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Armed robbery reported in Huntington

Feb. 15, 2013 @ 05:52 PM

HUNTINGTON — Huntington police are investigating an armed robbery reported at a drive-through gold and silver exchange business in the 2500 block of 5th Avenue Friday morning.

The incident was first reported at approximately 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gold Silver Exchange at 2565 5th Ave., according to Huntington Police Detective Ryan Bentley.

A man approached the buiilding presenting himself as someone interested in pawning jewelry, then brandished a handgun and demanded money. The man fled on foot.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is encouraged to call the Huntington Police Departments tip line at 304-696-4444 or 911.