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Police Seek Lone Gunwoman in 2 Hillsborough Heists

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — Town police and Orange County sheriff's deputies were on the lookout Monday for a woman who reportedly robbed two cell-phone stores in town within about an hour.

The suspect was described as a white woman in her 20s wearing a tan hoodie-style sweatshirt and brandishing a silver handgun. She was believed to have fled in a tan or light green car like a Fort Tempo, deputies said.

The woman robbed a Cricket Wireless store and a One Stop Cellular store, authorities said.

No one was injured in either heist.

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