Sonic Employee Robbed At Gunpoint

Greenville police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed a Sonic employee at gunpoint while wearing a costume mask and dark clothing.

Police say it happened at the Sonic on South Memorial Drive around midnight.

Police say a man described as 5'10 with a slender build entered the business with a rifle, took an undisclosed amount of money, and then left.

They say he was last seen running east through the parking lot. No injuries were reported.


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  • by Anonymous on Aug 24, 2010 at 05:56 AM
    You can tell ECU is back in session, it's the annual Greenville crime wave.
  • by Dallas Location: winterville on Aug 23, 2010 at 05:29 AM
    Iam tired off this crap when are the police going to catch these guys seems like they have been doing this at lest 3 years they have no fear of the police because no one gets caught wait i take that back if i was to rob some place I would get caught with in the hour. This stuff makes me mad I want to be part of a robbery task force sounds like I could cash an easy check and have health dental and a pention and never have to catch any one. Maybe I just a little salty
  • by jack Location: wintervile on Aug 22, 2010 at 08:09 PM
    Again.... No mention of this individual's color. Why? Did they not see what color he was? That might help ID him. But it might also hurt someone's feelings.. Which is more important? I guess we know what WITN thinks.
  • by sonic on Aug 22, 2010 at 04:11 PM
    all i know is, i was driving down greenville blvd yesterday and some dope in a sonic uniform and rollerskates was rolling merrily along down the turn lane for quite some time while sipping his drink.
  • by Robin on Aug 22, 2010 at 05:02 AM
    Sounds like Batman could be the culprit here.
  • by GBHB on Aug 21, 2010 at 08:44 PM
    I am with Fed Up.
  • by Fed Up Location: Greenville on Aug 21, 2010 at 06:58 PM
    Nice description! That really narrows it down... I'm sure he will be caught soon. *roll eyes*
  • by G-Ville's Newest Job on Aug 21, 2010 at 06:02 PM
    Robbery is a fast growing vocation in the area. All you need is a gun and a lack of fear. (no morals is a plus, too)...The risk is high but the rewards are big and you get street creds as well.
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