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New Hanover Sheriff’s Office looking for armed suspect who robbed Gordon Road gas station

An armed man robbed the Quick Buy Shell station on Gordon Road near the I-40 interchange in the early morning of Monday, April 30. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
An armed man robbed the Quick Buy Shell station on Gordon Road near the I-40 interchange in the early morning of Monday, April 30. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The Sheriff’s Office is searching for an armed man after an early-morning robbery at the Quick Buy Shell station on Gordon Road.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the Quick Buy on Gordon Road near the I-40 interchange was robbed at 2 a.m. on Monday, April 30.

An armed man robbed the Quick Buy Shell station on Gordon Road near the I-40 interchange in the early morning of Monday, April 30. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
An armed man robbed the Quick Buy Shell station on Gordon Road near the I-40 interchange in the early morning of Monday, April 30. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)

The suspect is a white male; during the robbery, he was wearing a black hoodie, black pants, red shoes and a black bandanna with white markings. Security camera footage shows the suspect’s face was covered by the bandana during the robbery.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the suspect “approached the clerk, brandished a firearm and demanded money. After receiving cash from the clerk the suspect fled on foot (in) an unknown direction, Deputies and K-9 responded in an attempt to locate but were unsuccessful.”

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect to visit the anonymous tip website of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. You can find the “Submit a Crime” site here.

On the map: Quick Buy Shell station

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