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Woman arrested for armed robbery in city of Shawano

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SHAWANO (WAOW) -

 A 56-year old woman was taken into custody for robbing a grocery store in the city of Shawano Friday evening, according to the Shawano police department.

A press release from the police department says the woman used a knife to rob the store owner at Guerrero Grocery Store.  The woman was dressed in all black, wearing a black mask, and demanded money from the store owner, according to officials. They say the suspect fled the store with an undetermined amount of money.

The store owner, a 59-year old woman, was injured slightly from the incident.  Police say the suspect threw the owner to the ground during the robbery.  The store owner didn't seek medical attention.

Shawano Police found the suspect four blocks from the store.  The suspect is being held at the Shawano County Jail.

The incident is still under investigation.

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