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Suspect sought for armed robbery in Burlington

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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 11 a.m., a victim pulled his vehicle over on the side of Hatch Street so secure an item in the back of his vehicle.

While the victim was at the back of his vehicle he was approached by a suspect displaying a knife and demanding money.

The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot towards Lakeside Avenue.

The suspect was described as a black male with a medium complexion, 28 to 35 years of age, approximately six feet tall, weighing 150 to 160 pounds, with short hair, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 336-229-7100.

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