Trio wanted in robbery of south Charlotte business

Suspect in robbery
Suspect in robbery

Three people are wanted for robbing a south Charlotte business last Wednesday.

The trio went into the La Romero in the 6300 block of South Boulevard, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. The robbers then pulled out handguns and pointed them at employees before robbing the place, police said. The three then ran off toward Wicker Drive.

Police describe the first robber as a black man around 6 feet tall with a muscular build. He was last seen wearing dark clothing, a book bag, dark sneakers and a dark cloth covering the lower part of his face.

The second robber is a 5-foot-9 man with a thin build and shoulder-length dreadlocks, police said. He was last seen wearing dark clothing and a white shirt over his face.

The third robber is described as a heavyset 5-foot-9 black man who was wearing a dark blue shirt, black shorts with white stripes, a dark toboggan and a black bandana over his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.