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NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts (April 20, 2017)- The Northampton Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Jim’s Variety Store located at 15 West Farms Rd in Florence. The robbery occurred at approximately 2041 hours. There was an undisclosed amount of cash taken along with other property. A gun was shown to the store clerk during this incident. The suspect is believed to be a white male. The Northampton Police Department encourages anyone who saw anything suspicious or knows anything about this incident to call the Northampton Police Department at 587-1100.