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Security guard shot during robbery at Robeson County arcade, suspects on the run

PARKTON, N.C. (WBTW) - The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects they believe shot a security guard during a robbery Thursday.

According to a Facebook post from Sheriff Burnis Wilkins, deputies responded just before 10 a.m. for a robbery and shooting call at the C&O Arcade along Highway 301 in Parkton.

When they arrived, deputies say they found the security guard shot in the foot.

The guard was taken to a hospital for treatment. His injuries are described as "not life threatening."

During the robbery, Wilkins says there were customers inside the arcade and $6,000 was stolen from the business.

The suspects were believed to be driving a small white, four door vehicle with a Pennsylvania license plate.

Take a look at photos provided by the sheriff to see if you recognize the people or vehicle involved.

If you have any information about this situation, contact the Robeson County Sheriff's Office at 910-671-3100.


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