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Candler insurance office robbed at gunpoint

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Buncombe County deputies said a man held up a Candler insurance office at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon.

The robbery happened about 5 p.m. at Candler General Insurance at 1403 Smoky Park Hwy.

Deputies said a man with a gun walked into the business and demanded money. They said he fled the scene after he was given a sum of cash. They said witnesses saw another man outside the business who helped the robber get away.

The robber was described as white, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a blue bandana over his face. His accomplice was described as black, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that was pulled up over part of his face.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office at 828-250-6670 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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