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Cross-dressing robber strikes at Deerfield store

The armed robber might have worn a wig and carried a purse, but she was no lady.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, it was a man dressed as a woman who pulled a gun on two clerks at a Deerfield Beach Dollar General store and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The armed robbery occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Monday at 1377 S. Dixie Hwy., said Gina Carter, a sheriff's office spokeswoman.

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