Deputies search for armed robbery suspect

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are searching for the man they say is responsible for an armed robbery this morning.

Lt. Jerry Brewer says  a black male in his 30’s came into the Sunoco gas station on Carolina Beach Road just after 7:30 a.m. with a handgun. Brewer says the suspect is between 5’8″ and 5’10” tall, weighs around 130-140 pounds, and was wearing an Oakland A’s hat.

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Investigators say the man took cash from the store before taking off.

From the surveillance still, you can see the suspect is wearing a black long sleeve shirt and jeans.

If you know who this man is call the sheriff’s office.