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Masked, armed man robs Santa Fe grocery store

SANTA FE, N.M. — A man wearing a Halloween type mask and armed with a semi-automatic handgun robbed the Smith’s grocery store on Pacheco Street in Santa Fe on Wednesday night, police reported.

The man, wearing a flesh-colored mask, entered the store just after 7 p.m., robbed a cashier and fled in a shiny, bright silver, two-door Toyota.The robber escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The female cashier told police the robber “racked the slide” of the handgun and threatened her. The robber wore a Dickies brand hooded sweatshirt, black pants and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on the incident should call Santa Fe police at (505) 428-3720.