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Robber strikes at Perko's restaurant in northeast Modesto

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a gunman who held up Perko’s Cafe and Grill in the 3500 block of Oakdale Road around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

The man entered Perko’s armed with a handgun and demanded money, said Stanislaus County sheriff’s spokesman Royjindar Singh. The gunman left the store on foot but it wasn’t clear if he ran or drove away.

Singh described the man as white and 5 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt. Authorities are examining a store surveillance video to learn more.

The Sheriff’s Department asks anyone with information about this robbery to call CrimeStoppers at 521-4636. Callers to CrimeStoppers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.

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