For the second time in as many days, an armed robbery took place in a Rock Hill convenience store.
Around 1 a.m. Thursday, a man entered the 7-Eleven in the 1600 block of Cherry Road, pointed a silver revolver at the clerk and demanded money.
The robber was wearing a gray athletic suit with a hood and a black bandanna covering his face, according to a Rock Hill Police report.
One customer, a 23-year-old man, was inside the store at the time. The gunman reportedly ordered him not to move.
The robber took about $35 out of the register, then told the 53-year-old man behind the counter to lift up the cash drawer to see if there was any more money underneath. He also demanded the clerk open the store’s safe but left when the clerk told him he didn’t have access to the safe, the report states.
Police responded, set up a perimeter around the area and brought in a K-9 unit but were unable to locate a suspect.
The gunman was described as 5-feet, 7-inches tall and about 130 pounds. Witnesses couldn’t see the man’s face.
The crime comes little more than 24 hours after another masked gunman robbed a convenience store on North Anderson Road, making off with between $400 and $500.
Surveillance video of the Cherry Road store robbery was not available Thursday.