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LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police say a manhunt is underway for a suspect wanted in connection with a liquor store robbery after he disappeared from court on Tuesday.

The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of 40-year-old Michael Anderson.

Police say Anderson left the courthouse while a jury was deliberating during his trial.

Anderson was on trial for a June 15 robbery the Laurel Park Liquor Store at 13600 Baltimore Avenue. The jury convicted him on the robbery charge Tuesday, even though he did not return to the courtroom to hear the verdict, officials say.

If you know the whereabouts of Michael Anderson, please call the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office at 301-780-8600.

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