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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police search for robber of 7-Eleven gas station

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for this man they said robbed the 7 Eleven gas station at 9608 University City Boulevard on Wednesday.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for this man they said robbed the 7 Eleven gas station at 9608 University City Boulevard on Wednesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for the robber of the 7-Eleven gas station at 9608 University City Boulevard on Wednesday.

About 5:15 a.m., a man entered the station and handed the clerk a note demanding money. The robber displayed a handgun in his waistband, police said.

The clerk gave the robber the money from the register, and the man left the store.

The robber is described as black, about 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, thin and having shoulder-length dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and multi-colored shorts.

Anyone with information about the robber is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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