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    Salem police search for suspect who held up convenience store

    Salem police are searching for a man who held up a convenience store Tuesday night before fleeing.

    A black male wearing a hoodie entered the Kwik Shop Market and Deli on Jefferson Avenue at about 8:40 p .m. and pulled out a gun, Lieutenant Matt Desmond said.

    The suspect, who was also wearing a black scarf, then fled the store. No injuries were reported, Desmond said.

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    The incident is under investigation, he said.

    The Kwik Shop Market and Deli could not immediately be reached for comment Tuesday night.

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