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BEACHWOOD -- The Beachwood Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred just after 11 p.m. Dec. 23 in the parking lot of the Beachwood Place.

A woman was getting into her vehicle in the parking lot when a man opened the passenger side door, pointed a handgun at her, and demanded her purse and other valuables. He then drove away in a silver-colored vehicle.

The victim's credit card was used within minutes of the robbery at a local gas station and bank ATM.

Detectives were able to obtain video surveillance of the man using the victim's credit card at the ATM and a picture of the vehicle the suspect was driving.

Beachwood Police are asking anyone who recognizes the man or the vehicle involved to contact the Beachwood Police Detective Bureau at 216-464-1234.