ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) — The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in a pre-dawn armed robbery Wednesday in Roanoke Rapids.

Around 5:30 a.m., the robber entered the Speedway on West 10th Street with a handgun where he demanded money and tobacco products.

After taking the items, the male fled the store on foot and ran toward Bolling Road, the sheriff’s office said.

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The suspect is described as wearing a dark-colored hoodie, light-colored pants, wearing a surgical mask, and carrying a book bag.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the sheriff’s office or Halifax County Crimestoppers.