PD: Man with rifle robs Family Dollar Store in Phoenix

MARYVALE, AZ - Phoenix police are investigating after a man with a rifle robbed a Family Dollar Store Friday night.

The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. near 35th Avenue and Van Buren Street.

Phoenix police spokesman Leon Sexton told ABC15 a man carrying a "long rifle" went into the store and demanded cash.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the scene.

Sexton said he was last seen heading eastbound in a red or maroon vehicle.

Police are still investigating what happened.

Officials said no one was hurt during the incident.

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