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A gunman Monday robbed a Van Nuys take-out business, prompting a perimeter search.

The suspect pointed a gun during the robbery, which was reported just before 4 p.m. at Pollo Campero in the 7200 block of Van Nuys Boulevard, near Sherman Way, according to Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez.

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An employee slipped out of the business and called 911, Lopez said.

The suspect, described only as a man, ran from the scene and officers surrounded the area in an effort to find him, the officer said.

–City News Service

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