Lynchburg police investigate armed robbery at Z-Mart

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Lynchburg police are investigating an armed robbery at the Z-Mart. Police said the incident happened around 9:30pm Friday in the 1600 block of Park Avenue.

According to the store clerk, a man came into the store with what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money. Police said the suspect took cash from the register and ran.

The crook is described as around 6-foot-2 wearing black pants and a royal blue shirt with a navy jacket. He wore a black mask, dark work boots and two tone gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.