Manhunt underway for armed robbery suspect

EL PASO, Texas - El Paso police say an armed robber is on the loose after holding up a northeast convenience store.

Just after 1 a.m. police say a man armed with a hand gun robbed the 7-11 located on the 5700 block of Hondo Pass at Railroad.  According to police, the man was described by the clerk as a Hispanic man wearing a ski mask, and took off after demanding an undisclosed amount of money from the clerk. 

Dozens of police units searched the surrounding neighborhoods with the help of a K-9 unit and a helicopter.  Investigators say nobody was hurt in the incident. 

The suspect remains on the loose. If you have any information, you are asked to call police or can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 915-566-TIPS (8477).

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