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Video shows man robbing Modesto doughnut shop

Modesto police released surveillance video Tuesday evening showing a man jumping the counter at a doughnut shop on Scenic Drive and removing money from the cash register.

The We doughnut shop in the 2200 block of Scenic Drive was robbed on July 12, according to police.

The video shows the man walking into the shop, jumping the counter and having the clerk open the register. The clerk was not injured in the incident, and she saw no weapon on the robber.

The amount of money taken was not disclosed.

The robber was described as a black man in his 30s, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 190 pounds. He was wearing a red shirt and black shorts.

He was last seen leaving the parking lot in a newer model pickup, possibly a Ford. The truck was last seen heading south on El Vista Avenue.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call theModesto Police Department at (209) 572-9500. Tipsters can remainanonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters canalso text information to by sending a text message to 274637. Justtype “TIP704” along with your message.

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