CMPD detectives with the Armed Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for an attempted armed robbery that occurred on January 29 at around 11:45 p.m. at the Food Mart in the 2700 block of Freedom Drive. Employees advised officers that an unknown black male, wearing all black, had attempted to rob the business at gunpoint and then fled on foot towards Enderly Road.
The suspect is described as approximately 5’8” and 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants with grey sweatpants underneath, blue gloves, and white, black and blue shoes.
This same suspect is responsible for the armed robbery of a store in Pineville earlier Wednesday morning.
Anyone with information concerning these cases or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. To learn more about the Crime Stoppers mobile app, please visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this incident, please refer to CMPD report number 20170129-2342-01.