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Police need help catching armed robbery suspect who may be linked to other crimes

Police are looking for a man who robbed an east Memphis business earlier this week.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphjs.com) – Police are looking for a man who robbed an east Memphis business earlier this week.

According to Memphis Police, the suspect walked into the VaporWize store at 5030 Poplar Avenue Monday around 8pm, pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at an employee, demanded he open the cash register, grabbed money, and took off.

Police describe the suspect as a 6’1” male with light complexion, thin build, wearing a blue bandana covering his face, a black hoodie, blue jeans, and light-colored shoes. Investigators say he may be responsible for other business robberies throughout Memphis.

If you have information that could help police identify the suspect, please call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH (2274).