Overnight Armed Robbery

An armed robber stole cash and a lottery display from a convenience store off I-95 early Wednesday.

Halifax County deputies say the United Food Mart on Highway 561 and Interstate 95 was held up around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to a press release, the victims reported that a man wearing a green ski mask and green camouflage shirt and pants used a long barrel handgun to demand money from the store clerk. Deputies reported the man got away with money and a lottery display. The robber was last seen on foot going behind the store.

Anyone with information on the suspect can call the Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444 or the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 252-583-8051.

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