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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies in Rockingham County are looking for a man accused of trying to rob a convenience store at gunpoint.

Authorities responded to Two Brothers Food Mart at 6338 N.C. Hwy. 770 at about 10:15 a.m. Sunday in reference to the incident.

The clerk told the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office that the suspect approached her behind the counter holding what appeared to be a gun inside of a bag and demanded money.

The suspect tried to get money from the register but then left the store after a Black SUV arrived at the gas pump, deputies said in a press release.

The suspect has been described as wearing blue jeans with pants or shorts underneath and a black long sleeve sweatshirt under a white T-shirt. He was also wearing black gloves with white stripes or lettering and white tennis shoes with black stripes, possibly Adidas.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 634-3232 or you can remain anonymous by contacting Rockingham County Crimestoppers at (336) 349-9683.