Suspect in George & Ed's robbery remains at large

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The suspect can be seen crossing North Main toward a waiting car thought to be on Maple Street. (George & Ed's surveillance image)

ROCHESTER - Rochester Police are scrambling for leads in their search for the man who robbed George & Ed's General Store at gunpoint on Wednesday.

While surveillance tape clearly shows the masked suspect inside the store, images from an outdoor camera were unable to identify the make or model of his getaway vehicle.

Police on Thursday said it was a small, dark-colored SUV, which appeared to have been parked in the area of Maple Street.

Surveillance image of suspect

Rochester Police Capt. Jason Thomas said today police were unable to get the license plate.

The robbery occurred around 5:55 p.m. when a man entered the store, brandished what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash drawer before fleeing the scene.

The suspect is described as a white male about 5'10 to 6' tall and was wearing a Mossy Oak camouflage jacket and dark colored hat.

Rochester Police are asking anyone who may have information about this incident to call the Rochester Police Department at 330-7128. Tipsters can also provide information and remain anonymous by calling the Rochester Crime Line at 603-335-6500 or Text to: CRIMES (274637) Body of Text: TEXT4CASH + your tip. Cash rewards are offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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