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Police look for man who robbed Leslie County grocery store

A Leslie County grocery store was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning.

State police were called to Collett's Grocery in the Essie community at about 8:30 a.m. after a report that a man had pointed a handgun at a cashier and demanded money, then fled with money and checks.

The suspect was described as a white male, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a multicolored coat, blue jeans and a dark ski mask, and he fled west on Ky. 406 in a dark, older model Chevrolet S-10 pickup.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police.