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Cornelius-based Good Clean Fun robbed at gunpoint

Sept. 19. Two employees at Good Clean Fun, a woman-owned playground cleaning and maintenance company on Northline Drive, were robbed at gunpoint early this morning.

The incident took place between 6:40 am and 6:45 am and the perpetrator, described as a thin black male in his mid- to late 20s, fled the scene on foot toward Bailey Road and Highway 115/Old Statesville Road.

More than $1,000 in cash was taken.

Marilyn Celenza, the owner of Good Clean Fun, said her employees were traumatized by the events which happened while it was still dark outside.

“When there’s a gun, it gets personal,” she said. The business, which has six full-time employees, has been in operation two decades.

Here is a more complete description according to the Cornelius Police Department: He was a black male with a medium to dark skin complexion, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing dark pants and a blue hoodie as well as a camouflage cloth bandanna covering his face.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the North Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-896-7867 or the Cornelius Police Department at 704-892-7773. North Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $1,000 for information that leads to a conviction. You can remain anonymous.