Suspect sought in grocery robbery

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have released video surveillance images of a suspect in the Jan. 12 robbery of Thomasboro Grocery, on Bradford Drive in west Charlotte.

The robbery happened about 10:15 p.m., and the armed assailant left the area on foot, police said.

The suspect is described as black with a light brown complexion, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 165 pounds and in his 20s.

The robber was last seen wearing a zip-up gray hooded sweatshirt with horizontal black and blue stripes, black jeans and dark shoes. He is also described as having a short haircut and no facial hair.

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