Man Armed with Rifle Robs Big Lots Store

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    A man armed with a gun robbed a Big Lots store in Vista Wednesday night, authorities said.

    According to deputies, the armed robbery happened around 8:40 p.m. in the 1800 block of Vista Way.

    Deputies said a suspect armed with a rifle robbed the store and fled the area on foot, possibly walking through a laundromat next door during his escape.

    The suspect is described as a Hispanic male.

    No injuries were reported.

    Deputies searched the area for the suspect immediately following the robbery, but have yet to locate him.

    Check back for updates.

    Ed. Note: An earlier version of this article said the suspect robbed a liquor store. Authorities have since corrected their original statement, saying the man robbed a Big Lots store in Vista.

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