NEWTON, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Surveillance footage captures the moment an employee at a Family Dollar was robbed at gunpoint while stocking merchandise Monday inside the store.
The armed robbery happened at 6:04 p.m. at the Family Dollar located at 2725-F Northwest Boulevard in Newton, police said.
The employee told officers a man wearing all black and a black ski mask entered the store and demanded money. The suspect approached the employee who was stocking merchandise and pointed a gun at him while yelling demands.
The suspect demanded the employee to open the register and place all of the money inside the register inside a Family Dollar shopping bag. The man then fled the scene on foot.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Newton Police Department at (828) 465-7430.