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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are searching for a man who robbed the SRV Friendly Food Mart at 1500 E. Sprague St. at gunpoint Wednesday night.

Police responded to the convenience store and discovered that a single suspect entered the store, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money and cigarettes.

After retrieving the items, the suspect left the store and ran west.

No one was injured during the robbery and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 727-2800.