Newton police search for suspect in Thursday night robbery
05/10/2014 3:30 PM
05/10/2014 3:31 PM
Newton police are looking for the suspect they believe was involved in the armed robbery of a convenience store Thursday night.
Police were called to the Kangaroo station at 334 E. 20th St. around 11:30 p.m. after a report of an armed robbery.
Officers were told at the scene that the suspect came into the store wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gas mask and some type of brown glove.
The suspect approached the clerk with a large knife and demanded all the money in the register, according to police.
After the clerk handed over the money, the suspect left through the front entrance and was last seen running west from the store, police said. After reviewing the security camera footage, it appears the suspect left the store the same way that they entered.
Anyone with information on this case or who cane help identify the suspect should call the Newton Police Department: 828-465-7430.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
Charlotte Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.