9-Year-Old Boy’s Lemonade Stand Robbed at Gunpoint

9-Year-Old Boy’s Lemonade Stand Robbed at Gunpoint

Because who would ever imagine a lemonade stand armed robbery?

Police in North Carolina are searching for a teenager who they say robbed a nine-year-old boy at gunpoint while the child was selling lemonade.

Ms Smith said the boy set up his stand again on Sunday and did brisk business. According to WSOC-TV last August 6, the robber pointed the weapon at Mark's stomach.

The stolen cash was less than $20, Union County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tony Underwood said.

After hearing the news, Huyck said she wanted to do something to let the boy know not everyone is a bad person and show him the neighborhood cares. "This is a new low".

Deputies found a trail in the woods where a camouflage hat, BB gun and the stolen metal tin were recovered.

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Underwood says deputies have asked neighbors to check their home cameras for clues. But so far, they still do not have a thorough description of the robber.

"He's always so happy", neighbor Amber Huyck said.

The robbery has not dented the boy's entrepreneurial spirit - less than 24 hours after the robbery, he was reported to be back out selling lemonade.

Photojournalist Corey Gensler (@CoreyWSOC9), took to his Twitter last August 7 to share a picture he had taken of young Mark posing beside his lemonade stand, wearing a beret and smiling.

Dozens of people from across the country tweeted and emailed FOX 46 Charlotte wondering how you could help get results for the 9-year-old boy.

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