STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Statesville police are looking for a man and woman who robbed and pepper sprayed a convenience store clerk Wednesday night.

Police said a man and woman robbed the Food Mart on S. Center Street around 8:30 p.m.

The suspects entered the store armed with a gun and pepper spray. The store clerk was ordered to the ground and assaulted with pepper spray, according to police.

The suspects took money from the store before leaving the scene in an unidentified vehicle.

Police said no description was given because the suspects wore masks and dark-colored sweatshirts.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Statesville police at 704-878-3406.
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