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Cell phone purchase ends in armed robbery

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are investigating a cell phone sale between two individuals that ended up with one of the two robbed at gunpoint. 

Monroe Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Desiard Street regarding an armed robbery of a person. At approximately 11:00 pm Monday, the victim stated he met with an unknown subject to purchase a cellular phone when the suspect produced a handgun and took the victim's money at gunpoint. 

The suspect fled the scene on foot.  A police k-9 search failed to locate the suspect.  Investigation is ongoing.

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