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Robber hits Grand Forks convenience store

Grand Forks, ND - Grand Forks police are investigating an early-morning robbery at a South Washington convenience store.

At about 5:14 a.m. today, a male entered the Cenex Convenience Store at 803 S. Washington St., and demanded money from the safe, according to a report from the Grand Forks Police Department.

The unidentified suspect, described as a black male approximately 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall, then left the store and fled with an undisclosed amount of money, according to the report. He was wearing all black clothing, including a block stocking cap and a mask.

Police are asking that anybody with information about the investigation to contact the department at(701) 787-8000

Kevin Bonham

Kevin Bonham covers regional news, mostly from northeast North Dakota, for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for more than 30 years. Find his articles at: He welcomes story ideas via email,, or by phone, (701) 780-1110.  

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