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Armed man wearing fake beard robbed West Side gas station, Madison police say

September 20, 2018

An armed man wearing a fake beard robbed a gas station on the West Side Tuesday night, getting away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The robbery happened at about 8:50 p.m. at the BP station, 3734 Speedway Road, Madison police said.

No one was injured.

“The store clerk said the suspect came in with a handgun and demanded money,” said police Sgt. Meg Hamilton.

The suspect fled on foot, and a police dog brought to the scene didn’t find him.

The suspect is black, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

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