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Man robs apartment, forces small children into bathroom, police say

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Police in west Charlotte are looking for a man who robbed a family after forcing seven people, including three small children, into an apartment bathroom Sunday morning.

The incident was reported at 5:57 a.m. on Northstream Drive off ofTuckaseegee Road, according to the report from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

A man told police that an unknown man held him up at gunpoint while walking to his front door.

The man forced him into the apartment.

Once inside he demanded money from the seven people inside the home.

The man took two gold rings with diamonds, $370 cash, a wallet, three cell phones and a handbag, according to the report.

Three of the seven people were small children ages three, four and six.

After collecting all the items, the man forced everyone to move from the living room into a bathroom.

He then left the apartment on foot headed in an unknown direction.

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