GRANITE QUARRY -- Police in Rowan County are looking for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery Sunday evening.
The robbery was reported about 8:15 p.m. at the Dollar General Store on Granite Lane in Granite Quarry. The clerk reported The suspect displayed what appeared to be a handgun in his pants waistband.
The Granite Quarry-Faith police, assisted by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, searched for the man, and the K-9 dog unit was able to track the suspect to the end of Granite Lane, where the track ended. Authorities say it appears as if the suspect had a vehicle waiting for him.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid to late 40s, wearing a white ball cap; a black pull-over jacket’ a black shirt; black gloves; light blue jeans; and white tennis shoes. The clerk also said the man had some type of blue makeup on his face.
Anyone with information in the case is asked to call police at 704-279-2952.