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Clearwater Police seek two suspects in armed robbery at 7-Eleven


Two Suspects are sought in armed robbery

Clearwater police have released a surveillance photo of an armed man who robbed a convenience store with another man on Friday. The two men went into a 7-Eleven at 20073 U.S. 19 N about 2:30 a.m., police said. One handed the clerk money to pay for a cigar, then pulled a handgun and demanded money from the register. The two men were given an undisclosed amount of money and fled. The photo released Tuesday shows a black man, believed to be between 18 and 25, armed with a bronze-colored revolver. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clearwater Police Department at (727) 562-4422. Or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477 or visit the Web site at Tips also can be texted to CRIMES (274637); type in TIP144 followed by the information.

Meet an author at library fundraiser

Andrew Huse, author of the Columbia Restaurant: Celebrating a Century of History, Culture and Cuisine, will be the featured author at the 17th annual "An Evening with the Author.'' The event, a fundraiser for the Clearwater Library Foundation, will start at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Using the Columbia Restaurant as a theme, the GFWC Clearwater Community Woman's Club will wine and dine guests with samplings of the Columbia's 1905 Salad, paella and sangria. Tickets are $20 for individuals; $40 for a sponsorship ticket (includes mention in program). For reservations, call (727) 791-9439 or visit

East lake

Thespian Troupe to present comedy

East Lake High's Thespian Troupe 4356 and the Class Act Drama Club present Pillow Talk, a romantic comedy based on the popular 1960s film starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the school's theater at 1300 Silver Eagle Drive. General admission is $6, $5 for seniors. Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes before the show each night. For more information, call the 24-hour box office line at (727) 943-5574.

In Sports

State golf, regional volleyball quarterfinals, 6C

Pinellas deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Clearwater Police seek two suspects in armed robbery at 7-Eleven 11/03/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 8:04pm]
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