Police search for suspect in Hickory armed robbery

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The Hickory Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man in connection to an armed robbery at a local convenience store.

The robbery occurred around 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Jack B Quick located at 1120 Lenoir Road NW in Hickory. 

The clerk reported that the suspect came into the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took money from the store and fled the scene. 

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 5’ 5” – 5’ 8” tall, short curly black hair and around 17-24 years of age. The suspect was last seen wearing a black flat-brim hat, red bandanna across his face, black zip up jacket (possibly weather proof), black shoes and black pants. 

Anyone with information regarding this ongoing investigation is encouraged to call the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.