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Wake County authorities investigating three convenience store robberies

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Authorities in Raleigh, Cary and Morrisville are investigating three early morning convenience store robberies. (ABC11 Photojournalist Jim Schumacher)

Authorities across Wake County are investigating a string of early morning convenience store robberies.

The first incident was reported around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Han-Dee Hugo's at 103 SW Maynard Road in Cary.

Authorities tell ABC11 that a man wearing a ski mask, a dark-colored jacket and blue jeans walked into the store and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect did not display a weapon, but the clerk complied, police said. The man then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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About an hour later, a second robbery was reported at the Circle K at 4019 Davis Drive in Morrisville.

The suspect reportedly did not show a weapon and asked for money.

Circle K at 4019 Davis Drive in Morrisville

Then around 4 a.m., Raleigh police were called about a robbery at the Circle K in the 8500 block of Harps Mill Road.

In that incident, the suspect also reportedly did not show a weapon, but had his hand in his coat pocket.

It is unclear if the three incidents are related.

ABC11 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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