SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sioux Falls police are investigating the armed robbery of a gas station.

The holdup at the BP station was reported just before 7 a.m. Monday. Police have brought in a canine unit to help in the search for the suspect.

Station owner Gary Cone told KELO television that the suspect was calm but pulled a handgun and demanded cash.

Cone says he told the suspect that he didn't want to do it, but he replied "Yes, I do," and said he wanted the money. He grabbed the cash and headed for the door.

Cone says he's thankful that no one was hurt.

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