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FULL STORY: Men rob Edinboro pharmacy at gunpoint



EDINBORO — Edinboro Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying three African-American men believed to be involved in an …
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Galesburg Walgreens robbed at gunpoint: Police still looking for third suspect



males, and one African-American female.” According to the report: “Several officers responded to the armed robbery report and one of those officers …
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NYPD seeks suspect in gunpoint robbery


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The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in locating and identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in connection with a gunpoint robbery that happened last month.

Police say the suspect engaged in conversation with a 22-year-old man before displaying a firearm and demanding money. The victim complied and the suspect fled the location with $100. There were no injuries.

The incident happened at 1442 Fulton St. on July 27 around 7 a.m..

The individual is described as an African-American male in his 20s. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and black sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information in regards to this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting…

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Ving Rhames says police held him at gunpoint at his home


“Mission: Impossible” star Ving Rhames says Los Angeles police once held him at gunpoint inside his own home after police said a neighbor called 911 to report that a “large black man was breaking into the house.”

The 59-year-old African-American actor, who is promoting the new sequel Mission: Impossible – Fallout, made his comments on The Clay Cane Show on Sirius XM Friday after being asked about racism.

He said that earlier this year he was watching ESPN in his home in Santa Monica one afternoon, wearing nothing but basketball shorts, when he heard a noise coming from his backyard. He thought the source of it was his two English bulldog puppies running around. Someone then knocked at his door.

“I get up, I open the door, there’s a red dot pointed at my face from a 9 millimeter,” he said. “And…

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Father, son ‘carjacked at gunpoint’ after stopping for teen waving in the middle of the street


PORTLAND, Ore. — It was a terrifying night for a father and his teenage son. Portland police say around 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, the two were carjacked by a group of teenagers at Southeast 117th Ave. and Alder St.

Sean Connolly said he fell for it — the classic, someone waving in the middle of the street to get the driver’s attention, but he said he never expected to be threatened with a gun and watch as three teenagers drove his car out of sight.

Neighbors said the area is quiet.

“Friendly. It feels safe. There’s a lot of families with kids,” said Orion Lumiere, who has lived around the area for several years. “It doesn’t feel like the kind of place there would be a carjacking.”

Police say Connolly saw a teenager in the middle of the street as he was driving, and…

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