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Authorities searching for suspect in connection to restaurant robbery

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ELIZABETHTOWN, NC (WECT) – Authorities are searching for a suspect in connection to an Elizabethtown robbery.

Police Chief Kinlaw says that officers responded to reports of a robbery at Golden Run Chinese restaurant around 9:45 p.m. Sunday, which is located in the 1315 block of West Broad Street.

Officers say a gunman entered through the restaurant's back door, which was left open and unsecured. The gunman proceeded to demand money from the cashier at the register, took it, and fled on food through the back door.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall black male who wore a black hoodie, a light blue shirt and blue jeans, though he had his shirt pulled over his face during the robbery.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or suspect is asked to contact the police department at 910-862-3125

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