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Man wanted for stealing cell phones at gunpoint in Harnett County

Posted May 15, 2018 4:26 p.m. EDT

— Authorities are searching for the man responsible for an armed robbery at a Verizon store Tuesday morning.

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said the man entered the store on Highway 87 just before 10 a.m. and demanded cell phones while pointing a gun at store clerks.

The man took several phone before fleeing toward Spring Lake in a dark-colored, two door Dodge Challenger.

Authorities said the man should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office at 910-893-9111.