Police: Employee assaulted and robbed at gas station

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Charlotte Mecklenburg police said a man robbed an employee at a southeast Charlotte gas station.

Officers were on the scene Saturday morning and said a store clerk was transferring money from the gas station on Monroe road to a nearby building.

That clerk said a man walked up to her, assaulted her, then ran away with the cash.

Officers did not say how much money was taken. They are still searching for the suspect.