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Store robbed; manager pistol whipped

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WZZM) -- The Kalamazoo Public Safety department reports the Family Dollar store at 507 N. Park was robbed at 8:55 p.m. Christmas Eve.

Officers say the suspect followed the store manager into the office and robbed him at gunpoint. No shots were fired, but the manager was struck in the head several times with the gun.

The manager was not seriously injured and did not require medical attention.

The suspect is a black male in his 30's approximately 6 feet tall and around 230 pounds wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kalamazoo Public Safety office at 616-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 616-343-2100.