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Gunman Robs Martin County Store


Deputies are looking for a gunman who robbed a store just before lunch today.

Martin County deputies say Harris' Food Mart on Highway 17, south of Williamston, was held up around 11:45 a.m.

The gunman is described as a black man, approximately 6'0" with a slender build, wearing a do-rag and his face covered by a blue bandana. He was wearing a white shirt and dark pants.

Two employees were inside when the man demanded money. He left in a white passenger car, either traveling south on Highway 17 towards Beaufort County, or on Bear Grass Road.

No one was injured.

Anyone with information on the armed robbery should call the Martin County Sheriff's Office at 252-789-4500, or Crime Stoppers at 252-792-8800. Martin County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,500 reward for information that leads to an arrest.


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