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Cleveland police looking for woman who robbed Walgreens at knifepoint

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Sep 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-19 16:32:51-04

Cleveland police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect who robbed a Walgreens on Lorain Avenue in August at knifepoint.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-7-inch white female weighing about 145 pounds. She was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black mask, black pants and black and white shoes at the time the crime occurred.

According to police, the woman entered Walgreens at 16803 Lorain Avenue and approached an employee with a small knife. She directed the employee to the front of the store and demanded the money from the cash register, police said.

She fled eastbound from the store on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 216-623-5118.