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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte police are still looking for the person who used a taser to rob a Ballantyne convenience store earlier this month.

The robbery took place inside the 7-11 at 5200 Piper Station Drive off Rea Road just south of Interstate 485 around 3:40 a.m. September 12, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department report.

Police said a man walked into the store and stole a carton of Newport cigarettes valued at $48 using a taser against one of the store employees. The man then left in an unknown car traveling north and has not been seen since.

If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call CMPD at 704-336-7600.

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