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Crawfordsville Market robbery suspect sought


November 3, 2021

Linn County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a suspect who robbed the Crawfordsville Market Wednesday evening, Oct. 27.

Owner Ed Casterline said the male suspect entered the store at about 5:45 p.m. at 38396 Hwy. 228.

He said the suspect, wearing camouflage and a mask, with a gun on his hip, handed the female clerk a note stating, as Casterline put it, "I don't want to hurt nobody; give me the money."

"The only thing she could see was his eyes."

The man took the cash that was in the register and 13 5,000-pump vape pens, he said.

"She gave him the money and he walked out. She called...

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