Pitt County Sheriff's investigating Friday morning armed robbery

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    The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened Friday morning.

    Sgt. Lee Darnell, Public Relations and Information Officer, said the robbery happened at The County Mart Gas Station, located at 4763 Hwy. 11 in Bethel around 2:30 a.m. Deputies responded to a call about the robbery and were informed a male suspect wearing dark clothes and a mask used a gun to rob the store. The person got away in a blue passenger car traveling south on Hwy. 11. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the register.

    If you have any information, contact the Pitt County Sheriff's Office at (252) 902-2800

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