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NEWTON, Iowa — Newton police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Casey’s General Store Wednesday night.

Police were called to the store at 1200 W 18th St. S around 7:40 p.m. about a robbery in progress. The suspect left the scene on foot before officers arrived.

The suspect is described as a white male wearing a black ski mask, black sweatshirt, dark-colored pants, and black shoes. Police say he displayed a black handgun during the robbery.

The suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash.

If you have any information on the robbery you’re asked to contact the Newton Police Department at 641-792-1547.