An armed robbery at a mall has police in one Eastern Carolina city searching for a gunman.
It happened just before 9:30 a.m. at the Golden East Crossing Mall in Rocky Mount.
Police say the man armed with a handgun came into the Body Shop and robbed the women's store as it was preparing to open.
The robber is described as a dark-skinned black man with facial hair, wearing a black coat with tan fur around it and a black hoodie over his head.
If anyone observed this crime or the suspect, contact Rocky Mount police at 252-972-1411.