Suspect sought in armed gas station robbery

Suspect sought in armed gas station robbery

Credit: Albemarle Police

Suspect sought in armed gas station robbery

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:21 PM

ALBEMARLE, N.C. -- Police in Albemarle are looking for an armed robbery suspect who knocked-off a gas station on Monday night.

Just before 10 p.m., Albemarle Police say a white male wearing a dark-colored hoodie entered the Olympia gas station in the 700 block of South Second Street.

Police say the suspect pulled a gun, aimed it at the store clerk and demanded cash from the register. The man fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as standing approximately 5-foot-8 and weighing about 150 pounds.

Police did not comment on how much money was stolen from the store.

If you have any information on this crime, you're asked to call Detective Couick with the Albemarle Police Department at (704) 984-9500.

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