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Kannapolis BP gas station robbed, suspect being sought

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Rowan authorities are looking for a man who walked into a Kannapolis gas station and demanded money. Submitted photo

KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed a Kannapolis BP gas station at gunpoint on Saturday.

Authorities said about 6:30 a.m., a black man walked into the West C Street BP store, 2023 W. C St., and said he had a gun. The man demanded the money from the cash register and left the store on foot. He is described as a black man between 30 and 40 years old, 6 feet tall, with medium build and light skin complexion.

Authorities called in a K-9 unit to track the suspect. The dog went as far as nearby Rainbow Drive before the track ended.

Anyone with information are asked to contact Lt. Chad Moose at 704-216-8687, Detective Nate Phillips at 704-216-8684, or CrimeStoppers at 866-639-5245.

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