CHARLOTTE, NC (WJZY) - Police say an employee was assaulted during an armed robbery in Charlotte over the weekend and they need the public’s help locating the suspect.
It happened about 12:45 a.m. Saturday at the Kangaroo Express located on N. Tryon Street in University City, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Detectives say the suspect assaulted an employee and implied he had a weapon before taking money from the victim’s hand. The suspect then fled the scene in a white car.
The suspect is described as a black man, 50-60 years of age, and was last seen wearing a teal blue shirt and black shorts. The suspect vehicle is described as an older model white Mercury with a blue top and a basket hitch.
Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.