CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Convenience Store Robber Sought

Police in one Eastern Carolina city need your help in identifying an armed robber.

Early Thursday morning a gunman came into the Wilco Hess on Sunset Avenue in Rocky Mount. He demanded money and cigarettes from the clerk.

No one was injured in the hold-up and the robber got away on foot, headed in a northeast direction from the store. Police released several surveillance photos of the robber. In the pictures you can see the store clerk on the floor while the gunman helps himself to the cash register.

To view the surveillance photos, click on the PHOTOS tab at the top of the story.

He is described as a black man, thin build, approximately 6'2" and in his 20's. He was wearing all black with a black shirt around his head and possibly wearing white gloves.

Anyone with information on the robber should call Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.


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