Crime & Courts

Police seek public’s help in finding armed robbery, assault suspect

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help to find a wanted man who has outstanding warrants for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say Brian Dixon is accused of stabbing two victims during a robbery in the 5400 block of Albemarle Road on Nov. 14.

Dixon is believed to be homeless and often uses a bicycle for transportation, police said. He is known to frequent the Sailboat Bay apartment complex on Albemarle Road as well as the hotels near West Sugar Creek Road and Interstate 85, police said.

Police said Dixon, 47, is 5 feet 9 inches and weighs about 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about Dixon’s whereabouts should contact the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team at 704-336-VCAT or call 911.