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Police: Safeway Near Bradlee Shopping Center Robbed at Knifepoint

The Safeway near the King/Braddock/Quaker intersection and the Bradlee Shopping Center was robbed early this morning morning, according to police.

Police spokesman Lt. Courtney Ballantine said the robbery took place around 3 a.m. at the Safeway at 3526 King Street.

The earlier police activity around the supermarket has since dissipated, but police are still investigating the robbery. Ballantine said cash was taken from the store by a knife-wielding robber.

No injuries were reported, police said. No other details about the robbery or the suspect were immediately available.

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