CMPD searching for man wanted in two robberies

CMPD searching for man wanted in two robberies
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted in two robberies Wednesday and Thursday. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted in two robberies Wednesday and Thursday.

CMPD says on Wednesday just before 11:30 a.m., officers arrived at the Payless Shoe Source store located on Eastway Drive and spoke with an employee who says the robber entered the store and brandished a weapon demanding money. Once the robber received the money he fled from the scene.

On Thursday, the robber entered the Game Stop on South Boulevard shortly after 2 p.m. Police say he entered the business and displayed a firearm and took property before fleeing the scene.

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

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