Manhunt begins for Papa John's armed robbery suspect

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A manhunt is underway after an armed robbery at a Springfield pizza restaurant.

Police say a suspect entered Papa John's, located at 3109 Chatham Road, with a gun and demanded money. They say he asked a worker to open the register, then left the scene with an unknown amount of cash.

A description of the suspect was unavailable.

Police tell WAND-TV they used a K-9 to try and track the suspect but lost them near Seven Pines Road.

Investigators are working on collecting video of the robbery in order to get a jump start on finding the suspect.

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