Pitt County store victim in overnight armed robbery

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Deputies in one Eastern Carolina county are investigating an armed robbery that happened early this morning.

Pitt County deputies say the Country Mart Gas Station on Highway 11 near Bethel was robbed around 2:30 a.m.

The gunman was wearing dark clothes and a mask when he robbed the business. Deputies say he left in a blue car heading south on Highway 11 after getting cash from the register.

Anyone with information on the robbery should call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.