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Search for Suspect in Armed Robbery at Escondido Wal-Mart

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Wal-Mart in Escondido Tuesday night.

According to the Escondido Police Department, the robbery occurred at 9:30 p.m. on the 1300 block of E Grand Avenue near N Ash Street.

A suspect pulled out a semi-automatic handgun when loss prevention units attempted to stop him from shoplifting.

The suspect ran from the store and got into a waiting car with other people inside. The car then drove off from the scene.

At this time, there is no one in custody, police said.

No other information was available.

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