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Police seek armed man who robbed Cotati gas station

Police were searching for a man suspected of robbing a Cotati gas station at gunpoint Thursday night.

The robbery happened at about 6:30 p.m. at USA Gasoline on Old Redwood Highway.

The cashier said a white man in his mid-to-late 20s and wearing a beanie and sunglasses pulled a gun and demanded cash.

He fled on foot with $104, the cashier said.

Sheriff's Sgt. Eric Thomson said a suspect was last seen running southbound on Old Redwood Highway near George Street.

A search was conducted by Cotati police and a sheriff's helicopter, but the suspect was not immediately found.

Cotati police did not return calls seeking information.

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