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Opelika pizza restaurant robbed

An Opelika pizza restaurant was robbed at knife-point Wednesday evening.

At approximately 6:30 p.m., a black man armed with a knife entered the Hungry Howie's Pizza on Pepperell Parkway, Opelika police Capt. Allen Elkins said.

He took an undisclosed amount of money from the restaurant and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as being five-foot-four, about 170 pounds, wearing a blue flannel shirt, blue jeans, a maroon toboggan and a black baseball cap.

The case remains under investigation.

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