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Police search for Family Dollar robbery suspect

This man is a suspect in the robbery of the Family Dollar on Sunset Road in Charlotte Monday night.
This man is a suspect in the robbery of the Family Dollar on Sunset Road in Charlotte Monday night. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed the Family Dollar at 4005 Sunset Road in north Charlotte on Monday.

About 8:15 p.m., police said, a man entered the store, displayed a firearm and ordered a worker to give him money from the register.

Police have released a photo of the suspect taken from surveillance video in the store.

The suspect is black, 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-10 inches tall, of average build with a mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and jeans.

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

Marusak: 704-358-5067;

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