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Greensboro restaurant employee shot, robbed while taking out trash

Greensboro police patrol car. (File photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police are looking for a man accused of shooting and robbing a man outside a Greensboro restaurant early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to Amore’s Pizza & Subs at 1320 Lees Chapel Road shortly after 12:10 a.m. in reference to the incident.

An employee was shot and robbed while taking out the trash at the rear of the business, police said in a press release.

Emergency workers took the victim to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said the suspect was last seen running toward Northwinds Apartments.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000 or text the tip to 274637 using the keyword badboyz. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.