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Police search for suspicious person outside Dollar General store

Authorities in Brunswick County, N.C., are searching for someone who tried to enter a locked business after hours, according to Sgt. April Stanley with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

Police were called about 9 p.m. Tuesday to the Dollar General at 1745 Southport-Supply Road when someone tried to enter the store after employees closed it for the evening, Stanley said.

The suspect, who wore dark clothing and a mask, fled from the business when the clerk inside the store saw the person, Stanley said.

Anyone with information about this incident can call the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-253-2777 and ask for Detective Sgt. Steve Mason.