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Cookout in Lincoln County robbed, deputies looking for suspect

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LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A Cookout restaurant on Highway 73 was robbed in Lincoln County Sunday morning just after 7:00 a.m. in Stanley, N.C. , deputies say.

Deputies say an armed suspect dressed in all black got into the restaurant by shooting out the glass on the door with a handgun and opening it.

The armed suspect forced the store manager to open the safe and turn over what was inside, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office .

Deputies say the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle that was possibly a red 2012 to 2014 four-door Toyota Camry LE or XLE.

Anyone with information about the incident or a possible suspect is asked the call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 704-732-9050.

If your Crime Stoppers tip leads to an arrest you could receive a reward of up to $1,000.

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