BELMONT, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Prescription narcotics were stolen in an armed robbery that occurred at the Walgreen's Pharmacy on Wilkinson Blvd. in Belmont early Saturday.
Belmont Police say that around 2:12 am a black male entered the store and walked up to the pharmacy counter, showed a handgun, and then jumped over the counter stealing an unknown quantity of narcotics.
The suspect then ran out of the store and possibly got into a vehicle that was waiting for him. He is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall with a medium build. He appears to be in his early-mid 30's with short hair and facial hair. He was wearing a black hoodie with a 'Punisher' logo, blue jeans and gray shoes. He was also carrying a gray back pack.
No one was injured in the incident. Anyone with information on this armed robbery is asked to call Belmont Police at 704-829-4037 or 704-829-4032.