Police: Man robs convenience store, slaps elderly employee

Cigi Sparks
O-N-E Reporter

The Hickory Police Department is searching for a man who committed an armed robbery in Hickory on Sunday night.

Around 9 p.m. on Sunday a black male, wearing a hoodie and a mask, entered into Holiday Foods on 12th Avenue in Hickory, according to Hickory PD Spokesperson Chrystal Dieter.

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