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Police investigating Family Dollar robbery in Sparta

Police say the suspect has "a prominent mole" on the left side of his face near his nose.

SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU) -- Police are investigating a robbery at a dollar store during the weekend.

Sparta police say it happened around 5:35 p.m. Sunday at Family Dollar on Black River Street. Workers there say a man went up to the cashier and demanded money. He threatened to kill the employees if they didn't give him money. He ran from the store with an unknown amount of cash.

If you have information, you're asked to call the Sparta Police Department at (608) 269-3122, or Monroe County Crime Stoppers at (608) 269-STOP.

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