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October 3rd

Conover store robbed

October 3, 2011

A masked person robbed a Conover store with a knife late Wednesday night.

Conover Police say an unidentified suspect entered the Sunshine Mart at 302 1st St. West in Conover and demanded money from the store’s clerk.

The store manager and other employees said the suspect used a large knife to steal an undisclosed amount of money from the clerk, who was unharmed but shaken.

Conover Police are still looking for the suspect, and store officials said they have video surveillance of the robbery.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Conover Police at 828-464-4698.

Catawba County crime reports

October 3, 2011

Incident reports

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