Manhunt underway for armed robbery suspect in Gastonia

- Gastonia police are searching for the person responsible for an armed robbery at gas station Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened about 4 p.m. at the Citgo gas station on Union Road. 

Detectives are conducting a track of the suspect near the gas station with K-9s in a nearby neighborhood. Authorities say it's unclear how many suspects are involved. No description has been given. 

Police are asking the public to avoid the area of Union Road and Betty Street in Gastonia as officers conduct their search. 

This is a developing story. Keep refreshing as new information becomes available. 

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