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Franklinton police seek man in connection with gas station armed robbery

Posted December 10, 2014

Franklinton police were searching early Wednesday for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Wilco Hess service station.
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— Franklinton police were searching early Wednesday for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Wilco Hess service station.

According to investigators, a man entered the gas station, at 3468 U.S. Highway 1, at about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday armed with a handgun. He demanded money from the employee working the cash register, and he fled the area on foot. No injuries were reported.

The suspect stands about 5 feet 7 inches tall and was wearing black pants, a black jacket and black hat.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery should call the Franklinton Police Department at 919-494-2151.

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  • turkeydance Dec 10, 2014

    age? race? tattoo? giving gender and height
    alone doesn't help much. especially with that low-def security cam pic.

  • Deborah Womack-Jordan Dec 10, 2014
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    Do not know this person, but he certainly resembles (facial features) the person they photographed in the recent Bank Robbery near NCSU.