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Armed Robbery in Hickory Under Investigation

Hickory Police are investigating an armed robbery at an apartment on Valley Arbors Drive in Hickory yesterday (June 20). The incident occurred at about 6:15 p.m. Thursday. The victim is a 36-year-old male from Statesville. A Michael Kors bag containing $15,000 cash was taken. The bag was recovered; however, the cash was not. The suspect was armed with a handgun, according to police reports. It’s not clear at this time if shots were fired or if anyone was injured. As of Friday afternoon, no charges had been filed. The investigation is ongoing.