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Police: Man robs Denver dollar store, assaults employee

Police are searching for the man pictured above who they say robbed a Denver dollar store on May 18, 2014. (Photo: DPD)

Police are searching for the man pictured above who they say robbed a Denver dollar store on May 18, 2014. (Photo: DPD)

DENVER — Denver police said they are looking for a man who robbed a dollar store and assaulted an employee before fleeing.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday, the suspect entered the Family Dollar store at 2085 S. Federal Blvd, according to the Denver Police Department. The man then robbed the store and attacked one of its employees before fleeing in a 2000 green Honda Civic.

Officers described the suspect as a white male, 22 to 29, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds and having a tattoo of the Air Jordan symbol on his right arm.

Police say the suspect left in a 2000 green Honda Civic. (Photo: DPD)

Police say the suspect left in a 2000 green Honda Civic. (Photo: DPD)