SHELBY -- Police say they looking for the man or men responsible for a pair of Labor Day weekend robberies.
The first incident was reported shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday at the Waffle House in the 1800 block of East Dixon Boulevard. Police say a man dressed in black clothing and wearing a black toboggan over his head entered the restaurant, armed with what appeared to be a tire iron.
The man demanded money from the business and from employees.
Then about 9:30 p.m. Monday, a man entered Mike’s Food Store, in the 400 block of North Post Road, and demanded money. The man was armed with some type of weapon that he used to strike a store clerk on the arm.
Police say the man was wearing black or dark clothing with white trim, and his face was covered with a dark-colored mask.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward in the case. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers, 704-481-8477, or call police Capt. Rick Stafford, 704-484-7150.