Crime

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police seek Circle K robber

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said this man is a suspect in Tuesday night’s robbery of the Circle K convenience store at 2833 Freedom Drive.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said this man is a suspect in Tuesday night’s robbery of the Circle K convenience store at 2833 Freedom Drive. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released video surveillance images in hopes of identifying a suspect in Tuesday night’s robbery of the Circle K convenience store at 2833 Freedom Drive.

The clerk told police that the suspect brandished a firearm and demanded money.

After taking money from the register, the robber left on foot in an unknown direction, police said. No one was injured.

The robber is described as a black male, about 5-feet-5 and of medium build. He was last seen wearing a brown shirt, blue jean pants and a black toboggan.

Anyone with information about the case or the robber is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Marusak: 704-358-5067;

Twitter: @jmarusak

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