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Man arrested, accused of robbing convenience store with knife

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ALBEMARLE, NC (WBTV) -

Deputies in Stanly County arrested a man accused of robbing a convenience store.

The Fast Stop on NC Highway 73, west of Albemarle, was robbed Saturday.

Officers said a man wearing a bandana threatened the clerk with a knife, and demanded money. Once he got the cash, he ran away from the store.

Investigators say they identified the suspect as 32-year-old Gary Lane Green Jr. of Albemarle.

Green was arrested Tuesday and charged with Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon. He is in the Stanly County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond.

He is expected in Stanly County District Court March 25.

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