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Garner police seeking teen in connection with gas station robbery

Posted August 14, 2014 10:55 p.m. EDT
Updated August 15, 2014 1:10 p.m. EDT

A gas station on U.S. Highway 401 at Purser Drive was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night, authorities said.

— Garner police are searching for a 17-year-old charged Friday in connection with an armed robbery at a gas station off of U.S. Highway 401. 

According to investigators, Giovanni Kevin Ross, of Garner, robbed the Resco Mart, at 802 Purser Drive, at about 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

Ross is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and trespassing. Police said Ross was armed with a handgun during the robbery and should be considered dangerous.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Anyone with information about Ross' whereabouts should call the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810 or 911.