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Winston-Salem police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night in the Tienda Mexicana at 338 Waughtown St.

Store personnel told police the suspect entered the business and shopped for a couple of minutes before approaching the front counter and showing a handgun.

The suspect demanded personnel take money out of the cash register. The suspect also robbed a customer of money.

The suspect left the store heading northwest on foot toward a white van in the parking lot. As the suspect vehicle was fleeing the area, the suspect discharged the handgun twice.

There were no injuries reported, police said.

Police request that anyone with information regarding this incident call 336-773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.

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