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Police search for suspect in armed robbery at Wausau Family Video

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) -

Wausau police are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery of Family Video on 6th Street in Wausau Wednesday night. 

The incident happened at the video store just before midnight. 

According to the police department, a man entered the store, flashed a firearm and demanded money. He then left Family Video.

No customers were inside at the time, and there was only one employee working. 

Police do not believe the public is at an immediate risk, but officers are still urging caution. 

"It does appear to be an isolated incident," said Lt. Nathan Cihlar. "In any case, robberies are always a concern."

The suspect is about 5-foot-2 with a stocky build, and was wearing a gray sweatshirt.

Officers are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jeff Strobach at (715) 261-7815.

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