CMPD seeks help in identifying Xpress Mart armed robbery suspect

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who robbed a local Xpress Mart at gunpoint overnight. 

The armed robbery happened at 12:58 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the Xpress Mart located at 629 E. Woodlawn Road. 

An employee told police the suspect brandished a firearm and took property from the business before fleeing the scene. The suspect is described as a black male, about 6'0" tall, thin build, and was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and black pants. 

The suspect also used a red bandana to cover his face, police said. 

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