CMPD: Man robs Citgo Food Mart at gunpoint

- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they said robbed a local store at gunpoint early Tuesday morning. 

The armed robbery happened around 3 a.m. at the Citgo Food Mart located at 4116 Statesville Road. 

As officers arrived on scene, they were told a man had entered the store, brandished a firearm and demanded money and property. The suspect then fled the scene. 

The suspect is described as a black male, about 6'0" tall, 180 pounds, medium build, short hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, light wash jeans, Nike tennis shoes with a white Nike check, and an orange Rocket's flat bill ball cap. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600. 

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