Man robs grocery store at gunpoint | Crime
ROWAN COUNTY - Deputies in Rowan County are on the lookout for a man who robbed a grocery store at gunpoint on Friday.
The robber walked into the Village Grocery and Garden Shop on Highway 601. Witnesses said he took a piece of gum to the counter and then pulled out a handgun. The man demanded all of the money in the cash register.
According to the sheriff's office, the suspect is a black male, about 6' tall, and in his late 30's. He was wearing a green baseball cap and the front of the hat was white.
He was also wearing a green bandana over the back of his head, a purple long-sleeved windbreaker, black pants, and shoes.
After the robbery, the man ran out of the in the direction of East Ridge Road.
A K9 unit followed the robber's scent to a nearby cemetery, but the canine lost track of the suspect at that point.
Anyone with information about the robbery should call the Rowan Sheriff's Office at 704-216-8700.
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