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Amaryllis robbed at gunpoint Tuesday

Location. Location. Location.

That is the familiar mantra deemed a key to valuable real estate.

But prime location can be the scene of unintended consequences.

Such was the case late last Tuesday afternoon when an armed robber stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot from the Amaryllis women’s clothing boutique in the historic Hotel Planter Building on First Street.

“He probably picked me,” store owner and local artist Charlotte Decker told the Weekly News afterward, “because I’m at the end of the street.”

The incident led to an immediate police lockdown of La Conner, said Mayor R...


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