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Gaston Co. robber arrested after leading police on brief foot chase

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GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Gaston County police responded to an armed robbery at a Walgreens Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say the incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of Dallas-Cherryville Highway.

The armed robber exited the building and led officers on a brief foot chase where he was later apprehended in the rear parking lot of a McDonald's, police say.

The suspect was treated for a possible overdose and was transported to Caromont Regional Medical Facility. 

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