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Suspect Identified In Ross County Armed Robbery

Authorities in Ross County have identified a suspect less than 24 hours after a man armed with a gun and knife robbed residents late Tuesday.

Authorities in Ross County have identified a suspect less than 24 hours after a man armed with a gun and knife robbed residents late Tuesday.

According to the Ross County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home in the 1100 block of Ginger Hill Road on Tuesday shortly before midnight on a report of a robbery.

The victims told deputies that a male wearing an orange ski mask entered the home with a gun and knife, asking for money.

The suspect was described as being 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a slender build, wearing blue jeans, a blue hooded sweatshirt, and white tennis shoes.

The victims said the man took an unknown amount of money from a purse.

Investigators said they have identified a suspect, and they are following up.

No other details were released, but NBC4 will update as we learn new information.