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Man robs Northeast Side tobacco shop at gunpoint, police say

Robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. in 1300 block of Austin Highway

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a man who robbed a Northeast Side tobacco shop late Tuesday night.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. at the Tobacco House in the 1300 block of Austin Highway, not far from Eisenhauer Road and Harry Wurzbach Road.

According to police, the man walked into the store brandishing a handgun and demanded money. The man stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot, police said.

A description of the suspect was not given. No one was hurt in the incident.

The investigation into the robbery is ongoing, police said.


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