A man with a T-shirt wrapped around his face robbed a northwest Charlotte convenience store at gunpoint late Thursday, and police are asking for the publics help to identify him.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they dont believe the man is connected to a string of gas station robberies across the city since May.
Thursdays robbery happened just after 11 p.m. at a gas station on Brookshire Boulevard near its intersection with Hovis Road. The suspect came into the store and showed a handgun, demanding money from the clerk, police said. Then, he fled on foot.
Police have not yet released surveillance images from the store but said the suspect was described as a black man who is about 30 years old and 6 feet tall with a slim build. He wore a bright orange T-shirt, dark pants and a Baltimore Orioles baseball cap. Police said the man had wrapped a black T-shirt around his face.
Police continue to search for a man who may be a suspect in 10 convenience store robberies in Charlotte. The most recent robberies connected to that suspect happened on July 18, when two gas stations were robbed within about two hours, police said. That suspect has been described as a dark-skinned black man between age 20 and 30. He is between 5-foot-10 and 6 feet tall, has an average muscular build and has some facial hair. Police said hes also left handed and has been spotted wearing a gray and black digital camouflage zip-up hooded sweatshirt and blue gloves with a NY logo.
Anyone with information about the robberies or suspects is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.