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Elizabeth City Police investigating gas station armed robbery

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Posted at 2:18 PM, Mar 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-01 14:18:52-05

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - The Elizabeth City Police Department responded to an armed robbery at a local Speedway Saturday night.

According to police, the call came in at 6:48 p.m. for a robbery in the 1100 block of North Road Street. When they arrived, they learned that a black male entered the gas station, produced a knife and demanded money.

The suspect was described as standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black coat, blue jeans and black shoes, and fled with an undisclosed amount of money in an unknown direction of travel.

No injuries were reported.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, call the department at 252-335-4321 or the Crime Line at 252-335-5555.

This is a developing story.