Riverside store robber sought by police

Author: Christopher Yazbec, News editor, News4Jax.com, cyazbec@wjxt.com
Published On: Dec 10 2013 03:12:59 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 10 2013 03:13:54 PM EST
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Police in Jacksonville are trying to identify a man they said robbed a Riverside store last week.

Police said the man went into Sin City Smoke Shop at 819 Lomax Street about 5 p.m. Thursday, pulled a handgun out of his pocket and demanded money.

The man was given money and fled east on Lomax Street, police said.

He is described as a black man, 5 feet 7 inches tall 160 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt, shorts and a hat.

Anyone who has any information about the robber's identity is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.