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Calif. woman robs market, gets $6

A woman who robbed customers of a California market got away with a whopping $6, according to this report:

The holdup happened shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday at La Chicanita Market along the 88700 block of 70th Avenue.
Armed with a semi-automatic pistol, the woman confronted 10 customers and demanded money, Deputy Herlinda Valenzuela said in a written statement.
"As the suspect walked toward the exit, ... she met a patron entering the store. The suspect brandished the weapon ... and made a demand for cash," according to the statement. "The suspect obtained approximately $6 from the victims and left."

Read the full story on the Press-Enterprise web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  March 12, 2010; 6:17 AM ET
Categories:  Around the Nation , Offbeat  
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