Robbers hit two Charlotte stores

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating two overnight robberies at convenience stores.

The first happened just after midnight Thursday in south Charlotte at the Circle K on South Boulevard near Sharon Lakes Road. A customer and two employees were in the store at the time. No one was hurt.

Forty minutes later in University City, police say a man with a gun robbed a 7-11 on University City Boulevard near Old Concord Road. No one was hurt.

Detectives are working to learn if the robberies are connected.

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