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Roanoke business robbed by man with baseball bat

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ROANOKE, VA -

Police say a Roanoke business was robbed by a man with a baseball bat.

According to Roanoke City Police Department spokeswoman Aisha Johnson, the robbery took place around 9:38 p.m. on Thursday, May 16th, at the Snappy Food Mart in the 600 block of Liberty Road.

A store employee told officers that a man walked into the store with a baseball bat, and threatened to hit the employee.  The robber then stole money, and ran out.

The employee said the robber wore all black, including a long sleeve shirt with a hood, gloves, and a black bandana with white markings covering his face.

If you have any information, call Roanoke City Police at (540) 853-5959.