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Armed man, wearing Halloween mask, robs CVS in Gaston Co.

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BESSEMER CITY, NC (WBTV) -

Police in Bessemer City are investigating after an armed man, wearing a Halloween mask, robbed a CVS Pharmacy on Wednesday.

According to the Bessemer City Police Department, a man walked into the store at 902 Gastonia Highway around 8:24 p.m. and robbed the cashier.

Officers believe the robber is a white male approximately  5'11 and weighed approximately 230 pounds. The suspect was wearing a "Halloween Mask" , a gray hoodie with the numbers "1977" on the front and blue jeans.

The robber showed the cashier a handgun and demanded money.

After getting the money, the man ran from the store.  No one was injured during the armed robbery.

If anyone has information they may contact the Bessemer City Police Department at 704-629-2235.

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