Police search for a gunman who robbed a gas station overnight

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man pulls a gun on a gas station attendant, and cleans out the register before his escape.

The clerk at the Circle K at 701 North Graham Street in the Center City was shaken, but was okay after an early morning robbery.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a man walked in the front door of the gas station around 2am, and pointed a gun at the employee.

He demanded the day's take out of the till, managed to grab a few bucks and took off down the street toward Statesville Road.

Officers swarmed the area looking for the gunman.  Police canine units were called out to track the man down with no success.

Police are asking for the help from witnesses, or anyone who may know who this man is.  He's described as a black male, wearing dark jeans, black jacket and he had some king of rag covering his face.

Call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 if you can help officials wrap this case up.

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