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Taunton police searching for man who allegedly robbed gas station

The alleged suspect's image was captured on surveillance video, police said.Taunton Police Department

Taunton police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a gas station Wednesday night and fled on foot with the store’s cash register, police said.

Officers were dispatched to the GeKo gas station on Weir Street, shortly before 8:30 p.m. for a report of a robbery, Taunton police said in a statement.

Investigators determined that the man, who is in his 40s or 50s, robbed the store and fled on foot with the store’s cash register, the statement said.

A clerk at the store suffered an apparent hand injury during the incident and was taken to Morton Hospital for treatment, the statement said.

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The suspect may have also been injured in the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Taunton Police at 508-824-7522.


Adam Sennott can be reached at adam.sennott@globe.com.