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Police investigate armed robbery at gas station parking lot

Police are investigating an armed robbery in the parking lot of the Kangaroo gas station located at 1711 Eastwood Road. (Source: MGN Online) Police are investigating an armed robbery in the parking lot of the Kangaroo gas station located at 1711 Eastwood Road. (Source: MGN Online)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened in the parking lot of the Kangaroo gas station located at 1711 Eastwood Road.

According to Lt. Lanier with WPD, the incident happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Saturday when an employee at the store was taking a deposit box to the bank.

Lanier says the employee got in their car when a man approached with a gun.

According to Lanier, the suspect hit the employee in the face with the butt of the gun, grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash, and took off running in an unknown direction.

Nobody was seriously hurt in the incident.

Police are still actively looking for the suspect but at this point there are no leads, according to Lanier.

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