Matthews police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man they say robbed a Dunkin’ Donuts at gunpoint Thursday night.
A man with a semi-automatic handgun robbed the business at 9005 E. Independence Blvd. around 6:30 p.m. and was last seen running south in the parking lot, police said. No shots were fired, and no injuries were reported.
Police describe the suspect as a black male between the ages of 25 and 30 with a medium- to large build, approximately 6 feet tall with a short haircut.
The suspect was wearing a light blue hoodie, blue jeans and tan “Timberland” style boots, police said. Witnesses said the suspect’s nose was covered in what looked like white sunscreen or some type of makeup.
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Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Matthews Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division: 704-847-5555.