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Masked man holds up St. Augustine Family Dollar store

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Family Dollar store on State Road 16 was robbed Monday night by a masked man who demanded money.

St. Johns County Sheriff's Office detectives said a possibly Hispanic man entered about 9 p.m. who walked up to the counter and produced a note demanding money. The employee handed the robber an undisclosed amount of cash before he left the store on foot in an eastbound direction.

The robber was described as wearing a black long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, hat and some type of mask covering his face. The employee also reported that the robber had tattoos on the top of his hands. 

Anyone with any information about the robbery is asked to contact Detective Jared Goodman at the St. John's County Sheriff's Office at 904-824-8304, or by email at jgoodman@sjso.org.  You can also remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling Crime Stoppers of N.E. Florida at 888-277-TIPS (8477).