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  • Crime Stoppers: Serial robbers disguised in horror masks

    Crime Stoppers: Serial robbers disguised in horror masks

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-09-14 03:01:19 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    During the most recent robbery at a food store located on the corner of Tuckaseegee Road and Glenwood Drive, one of the robbers had an interesting conversation.

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    During the most recent robbery at a food store located on the corner of Tuckaseegee Road and Glenwood Drive, one of the robbers had an interesting conversation.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Thief breaks into cars, goes on joyride

    Crime Stoppers: Thief breaks into cars, goes on joyride

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-09-07 00:50:00 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    He not only broke into five cars, but police say he stole one and took it on a joyride.

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    He not only broke into five cars, but police say he stole one and took it on a joyride.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Would-be robber gets fleeced by brave clerk

    Crime Stoppers: Would-be robber gets fleeced by brave clerk

    Thursday, August 31 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-09-01 00:47:56 GMT
    Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg PoliceSurveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police

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    The Family Dollar store on East W.T. Harris is a busy place before 10 a.m. Saturdays.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Kidnapping, fight and an angry punch during Charlotte robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Kidnapping, fight and an angry punch during Charlotte robbery

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-08-24 01:18:40 GMT
    Surveillance provided by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance provided by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    It began at 2:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on Eastway Drive. Outside, a worker was sweeping the parking lot when two young men suddenly appear.

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    It began at 2:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on Eastway Drive. Outside, a worker was sweeping the parking lot when two young men suddenly appear.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Clerk can't open register, robber gives up

    Crime Stoppers: Clerk can't open register, robber gives up

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:43:24 GMT
    (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg police)(Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg police)

    A shot was fired inside a convenience store, but that's not the only surprising even during a recent attempted robbery in Charlotte. 

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    A shot was fired inside a convenience store, but that's not the only surprising even during a recent attempted robbery in Charlotte. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: Robbers use pepper spray at phone store

    Crime Stoppers: Robbers use pepper spray at phone store

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-08-10 00:05:16 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    They were seen getting away in what appears to be a gray Nissan or Mazda. 

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    They were seen getting away in what appears to be a gray Nissan or Mazda. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: Suspect pulls two guns during stick-up

    Crime Stoppers: Suspect pulls two guns during stick-up

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-08-03 00:54:58 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    From an overhead 360 camera, we can see him pull out two guns.  That's right, two guns. A black pistol in each hand.

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    From an overhead 360 camera, we can see him pull out two guns.  That's right, two guns. A black pistol in each hand.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Pregnant woman hurt in store robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Pregnant woman hurt in store robbery

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:06:07 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    It happened at Rose's department store on The Plaza near closing on a Sunday evening.

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    It happened at Rose's department store on The Plaza near closing on a Sunday evening.

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  • Family Dollar robbed twice in five months, and it only took 20 seconds

    Family Dollar robbed twice in five months, and it only took 20 seconds

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:52:37 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Within seconds, he's got a black revolver aimed at the night manager. He threatens to shoot her if she doesn't load up the bag he dropped over the counter.

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    Within seconds, he's got a black revolver aimed at the night manager. He threatens to shoot her if she doesn't load up the bag he dropped over the counter.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Same suspect in string of burglaries?

    Crime Stoppers: Same suspect in string of burglaries?

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:36:34 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Do you know someone with a similar car or similar hooded parka? Call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 and you could be rewarded up to $1,000.

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    Do you know someone with a similar car or similar hooded parka? Call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 and you could be rewarded up to $1,000.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Absent clerk confused would-be crook

    Crime Stoppers: Absent clerk confused would-be crook

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-07-06 01:09:52 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    All he stole was a candy bar, but if caught, he can be charged with armed robbery. Can you help catch the sweet-tooth thief?

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    All he stole was a candy bar, but if caught, he can be charged with armed robbery. Can you help catch the sweet-tooth thief?

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  • Crime Stoppers: Shotgun stickup at Charlotte gaming business

    Crime Stoppers: Shotgun stickup at Charlotte gaming business

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:20:47 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)

    At a gaming business on South Tryon, the doors are usually locked. You have to knock to get in. At 1 a.m. last Friday, two men in hoodies wanted in.

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    At a gaming business on South Tryon, the doors are usually locked. You have to knock to get in. At 1 a.m. last Friday, two men in hoodies wanted in.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Clerk makes mistake during Best Western robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Clerk makes mistake during Best Western robbery

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-06-22 01:34:42 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The combination of hoodie and sunglasses would have thrown a red flag, but remember, the clerk was at the computer and didn't have a good line of sight to the front doors. She buzzed him in.

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    The combination of hoodie and sunglasses would have thrown a red flag, but remember, the clerk was at the computer and didn't have a good line of sight to the front doors. She buzzed him in.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Thief steals $9,000 from locked car

    Crime Stoppers: Thief steals $9,000 from locked car

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-06-08 01:20:19 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The glass shatters and the thief reaches in and grabs what turns out to be a bundle of money - $9,000 in cash.

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    The glass shatters and the thief reaches in and grabs what turns out to be a bundle of money - $9,000 in cash.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Attempted ATM robbery foiled

    Crime Stoppers: Attempted ATM robbery foiled

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-06-01 01:42:03 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Still pictures show a man with blonde hair and a blonde mustache wearing a bandana. His attempted stick-up was thwarted by a woman who did everything right.

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    Still pictures show a man with blonde hair and a blonde mustache wearing a bandana. His attempted stick-up was thwarted by a woman who did everything right.

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  • Burglar falls while fleeing from beauty salon

    Burglar falls while fleeing from beauty salon

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-05-11 01:47:31 GMT
    (WBTV)(WBTV)

    With two swift mule kicks, a north Charlotte burglar breaks glass and slips through the front door of Emily's Unisex Salon on North Tryon at 3 a.m.

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    With two swift mule kicks, a north Charlotte burglar breaks glass and slips through the front door of Emily's Unisex Salon on North Tryon at 3 a.m.

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  • Prisoners given 'victim playing cards' in hopes of solving cases

    Prisoners given 'victim playing cards' in hopes of solving cases

    Monday, May 8 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-05-09 02:01:18 GMT

    The first decks he ordered have 26 faces. They're all murder victims, both current and cold cases.

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    The first decks he ordered have 26 faces. They're all murder victims, both current and cold cases.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Former CMPD officer's son killed in shooting

    Crime Stoppers: Former CMPD officer's son killed in shooting

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-05-04 01:12:00 GMT

    On November 5, a car was seen crashing into the median barrier on Independence Blvd. at Briar Creek. Inside, 43-year-old Everette Lynn was found shot to death.

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    On November 5, a car was seen crashing into the median barrier on Independence Blvd. at Briar Creek. Inside, 43-year-old Everette Lynn was found shot to death.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Crooks rob AutoZone the hard way

    Crime Stoppers: Crooks rob AutoZone the hard way

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-04-27 01:26:57 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Two men in heavy disguises broke the glass and unlocked the door. They caught the two clerks by surprise.

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    Two men in heavy disguises broke the glass and unlocked the door. They caught the two clerks by surprise.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Unsolved crimes that deserve a second look

    Crime Stoppers: Unsolved crimes that deserve a second look

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:48:10 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    While some cases were solved, too many remain question marks.

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    While some cases were solved, too many remain question marks.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Hotel robber reveals an interesting clue

    Crime Stoppers: Hotel robber reveals an interesting clue

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-04-06 01:28:52 GMT
    (Photos courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Photos courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The robbery took place around 10 p.m. in the parking lot at the Quality Inn on Queen City drive just off I-85 in west Charlotte.

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    The robbery took place around 10 p.m. in the parking lot at the Quality Inn on Queen City drive just off I-85 in west Charlotte.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Zip tie stick-up at iconic Charlotte pharmacy

    Crime Stoppers: Zip tie stick-up at iconic Charlotte pharmacy

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-03-30 00:24:08 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Police are upping the reward to get information leading to an arrest.

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    Police are upping the reward to get information leading to an arrest.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Hair thief

    Crime Stoppers: Hair thief

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 9:41 PM EST2017-03-09 02:41:43 GMT

    Crooks will steal just about anything given the chance. One woman used a pair of scissors as a weapon and a way to steal a thousand dollars’ worth of hair pieces.

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    Crooks will steal just about anything given the chance. One woman used a pair of scissors as a weapon and a way to steal a thousand dollars’ worth of hair pieces.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Burglar breaks into same store two nights in a row

    Crime Stoppers: Burglar breaks into same store two nights in a row

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-02-23 02:14:36 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The My Freedom Smokes shop along I-85 in West Charlotte was robbed twice on back-to-back nights. What's more, it was robbed in similar fashion just nine months ago.

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    The My Freedom Smokes shop along I-85 in West Charlotte was robbed twice on back-to-back nights. What's more, it was robbed in similar fashion just nine months ago.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Bank robber tries to open account

    Crime Stoppers: Bank robber tries to open account

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 8:49 PM EST2017-02-16 01:49:27 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    With his gun pulled out, "Craig" marched the employees over to the teller counter. We got a good look at his face there as the teller filled his bag with cash.

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    With his gun pulled out, "Craig" marched the employees over to the teller counter. We got a good look at his face there as the teller filled his bag with cash.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Drug thief leaves behind blood evidence

    Crime Stoppers: Drug thief leaves behind blood evidence

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 8:31 PM EST2017-02-09 01:31:41 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    He hit the CVS Pharmacy on Mallard Creek around 9 p.m. on a Tuesday. The pharmacy team was about to close down the security window.

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    He hit the CVS Pharmacy on Mallard Creek around 9 p.m. on a Tuesday. The pharmacy team was about to close down the security window.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Police trying to ID robber by voice

    Crime Stoppers: Police trying to ID robber by voice

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-02-02 03:55:01 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Immediately, he's got a gun on the clerk and is shouting, "Give it up, give it up! C'mon give it up! Open the cash register, open the cash register! Okay, hurry up, hurry up!"

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    Immediately, he's got a gun on the clerk and is shouting, "Give it up, give it up! C'mon give it up! Open the cash register, open the cash register! Okay, hurry up, hurry up!"

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  • Crime Stoppers: One man, three armed robberies

    Crime Stoppers: One man, three armed robberies

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 9:47 PM EST2017-01-26 02:47:45 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    One man, three armed robberies - each one more daring, each one more aggressive.

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    One man, three armed robberies - each one more daring, each one more aggressive.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Christmas Eve thief steals boots

    Crime Stoppers: Christmas Eve thief steals boots

    Wednesday, January 18 2017 9:25 PM EST2017-01-19 02:25:38 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Because the theft was under $1,000, he could be charged with misdemeanor larceny only. Yet, police would like your help to catch him.

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    Because the theft was under $1,000, he could be charged with misdemeanor larceny only. Yet, police would like your help to catch him.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Snow storm stick-up

    Crime Stoppers: Snow storm stick-up

    Wednesday, January 11 2017 9:51 PM EST2017-01-12 02:51:35 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    This man didn't say much, but his gun spoke plenty as he forced the clerk to fork over the cash drawer.

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    This man didn't say much, but his gun spoke plenty as he forced the clerk to fork over the cash drawer.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Store robbed at gunpoint twice in two days

    Crime Stoppers: Store robbed at gunpoint twice in two days

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 9:50 PM EST2017-01-05 02:50:29 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The thief is described as having a full beard and dreadlock braids under his toboggan. 

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    The thief is described as having a full beard and dreadlock braids under his toboggan. 

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  • Crimestoppers: Police hope Cinderella evidence will lead them to killer

    Crimestoppers: Police hope Cinderella evidence will lead them to killer

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 11:42 PM EST2016-12-22 04:42:56 GMT
    (Source: CMPD)(Source: CMPD)

    A young man was shot dead at his apartment complex for no obvious reason, but police uncovered important evidence that may lead to a shooter.

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    A young man was shot dead at his apartment complex for no obvious reason, but police uncovered important evidence that may lead to a shooter.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Jewelry thieves target new townhomes

    Crime Stoppers: Jewelry thieves target new townhomes

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 9:11 PM EST2016-12-15 02:11:06 GMT
    (Source: CMPD)(Source: CMPD)

    A new development in north Charlotte is getting hit with break-ins and thefts. 

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    A new development in north Charlotte is getting hit with break-ins and thefts. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: New trash take-out crime trend

    Crime Stoppers: New trash take-out crime trend

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 8:30 PM EST2016-12-08 01:30:08 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The latest example happened at a Wing Stop restaurant on North Tryon Street when a female employee was taking the trash out at closing time.

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    The latest example happened at a Wing Stop restaurant on North Tryon Street when a female employee was taking the trash out at closing time.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Rookie robbers strike on Black Friday

    Crime Stoppers: Rookie robbers strike on Black Friday

    Thursday, December 1 2016 4:13 PM EST2016-12-01 21:13:12 GMT
    Surveillance provided by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance provided by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    Police want them caught and stopped before a poke in the head becomes a possible pulling of a trigger.

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    Police want them caught and stopped before a poke in the head becomes a possible pulling of a trigger.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Hungry Howie's robbed, employee assaulted

    Crime Stoppers: Hungry Howie's robbed, employee assaulted

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 9:50 PM EST2016-11-24 02:50:57 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    It happened 18 minutes after closing time. Surveillance shows a disguised man with a gun sneaking into the kitchen of the Hungry Howie's restaurant on Sardis Road North. 

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    It happened 18 minutes after closing time. Surveillance shows a disguised man with a gun sneaking into the kitchen of the Hungry Howie's restaurant on Sardis Road North. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: Thieves wanted in rash of robberies

    Crime Stoppers: Thieves wanted in rash of robberies

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 9:59 PM EST2016-11-17 02:59:06 GMT
    Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    Police have uncovered some new video evidence in three of those cases.

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    Police have uncovered some new video evidence in three of those cases.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Thief uses pick axe to open register

    Crime Stoppers: Thief uses pick axe to open register

    Thursday, November 10 2016 10:58 PM EST2016-11-11 03:58:52 GMT
    (Courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Can you help? If you know the man, and police believe he must live nearby since he was wearing flip flops, please call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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    Can you help? If you know the man, and police believe he must live nearby since he was wearing flip flops, please call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Shot fired during jewelry store robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Shot fired during jewelry store robbery

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 9:49 PM EDT2016-11-03 01:49:19 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Can you help police catch them? If so, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. You won't have to leave your name, and there is reward money available.

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    Can you help police catch them? If so, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. You won't have to leave your name, and there is reward money available.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Man breaks into church, causes damage but steals nothing

    Crime Stoppers: Man breaks into church, causes damage but steals nothing

    Wednesday, October 26 2016 8:57 PM EDT2016-10-27 00:57:55 GMT
    Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    He broke his way into to Memorial Presbyterian Church on Beatties Ford Road. A front window is boarded over with glass shards littering the ground.

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    He broke his way into to Memorial Presbyterian Church on Beatties Ford Road. A front window is boarded over with glass shards littering the ground.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Grocery store robbers make a rookie mistake

    Crime Stoppers: Grocery store robbers make a rookie mistake

    Wednesday, October 19 2016 8:45 PM EDT2016-10-20 00:45:18 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    The latest robbery happened on a Friday afternoon. On surveillance video, two young men appear outside the La Villa grocery on Freedom Drive wearing heavy garb on a hot day.

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    The latest robbery happened on a Friday afternoon. On surveillance video, two young men appear outside the La Villa grocery on Freedom Drive wearing heavy garb on a hot day.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Man breaks into Food Lion for cigarettes

    Crime Stoppers: Man breaks into Food Lion for cigarettes

    Wednesday, October 5 2016 9:15 PM EDT2016-10-06 01:15:58 GMT
    Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    After kicking out the metal bar, he was able to shimmy through and get in. Once inside, with the alarm sounding, he bypassed the cash registers and made a bee-line to the cigarette case.

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    After kicking out the metal bar, he was able to shimmy through and get in. Once inside, with the alarm sounding, he bypassed the cash registers and made a bee-line to the cigarette case.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Serial burglar strikes again

    Crime Stoppers: Serial burglar strikes again

    Wednesday, September 14 2016 10:06 PM EDT2016-09-15 02:06:40 GMT
    Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    After struggling to find a measly ten bucks worth of change, he turns his attention to the rest of the store and walks right into a camera close-up.

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    After struggling to find a measly ten bucks worth of change, he turns his attention to the rest of the store and walks right into a camera close-up.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Teens steal tech from new school in Charlotte

    Crime Stoppers: Teens steal tech from new school in Charlotte

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 10:34 PM EDT2016-09-08 02:34:11 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Police are now looking for four young men who somehow got into the new Nations Ford Elementary and stayed inside for hours and hours without detection.

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    Police are now looking for four young men who somehow got into the new Nations Ford Elementary and stayed inside for hours and hours without detection.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Assault rifles stolen during violent armed robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Assault rifles stolen during violent armed robbery

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:29 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:29:47 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Surveillance video shows two of the three men dressed as construction workers with hard hats and a traffic vest. They were seen taking an interest in a wall full of assault rifles.

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    Surveillance video shows two of the three men dressed as construction workers with hard hats and a traffic vest. They were seen taking an interest in a wall full of assault rifles.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Patient thief makes his way through health care office

    Crime Stoppers: Patient thief makes his way through health care office

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 7:41 PM EDT2016-08-17 23:41:59 GMT
    (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    Cameras catch him looking in a conference room and then eventually heading out a 2nd floor door into a stairwell. 

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    Cameras catch him looking in a conference room and then eventually heading out a 2nd floor door into a stairwell. 

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  • Crimestoppers: Help ID a thief at the door

    Wednesday, August 3 2016 9:26 PM EDT2016-08-04 01:26:45 GMT
    Surveillance courtesy CMPD.Surveillance courtesy CMPD.

    As more of us rely on home delivery, these kinds of crimes are on the rise.

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    As more of us rely on home delivery, these kinds of crimes are on the rise.

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  • Crime Stoppers: CMPD seeks quick acting fast food bandit

    Crime Stoppers: CMPD seeks quick acting fast food bandit

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 10:04 PM EDT2016-07-21 02:04:44 GMT

    All the robberies have happened at closing time. The man, armed with a handgun, rushes in, grabs the cash and is gone in less than two minutes. 

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    All the robberies have happened at closing time. The man, armed with a handgun, rushes in, grabs the cash and is gone in less than two minutes. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: NoDa break-ins

    Crime Stoppers: NoDa break-ins

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 9:20 PM EDT2016-07-07 01:20:15 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department)

    The thief cleaned out the cash and left the bar in 21 seconds. The big surprise here is how easy it was for the burglar to kick the door open.

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    The thief cleaned out the cash and left the bar in 21 seconds. The big surprise here is how easy it was for the burglar to kick the door open.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Huge reward offered in pawn shop armed robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Huge reward offered in pawn shop armed robbery

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 9:12 PM EDT2016-06-30 01:12:45 GMT
    Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    When they rushed in the front door at 6:30 p.m. on a Thursday, they knew exactly what they wanted.

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    When they rushed in the front door at 6:30 p.m. on a Thursday, they knew exactly what they wanted.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Did a pellet or a bullet hit Family Dollar?

    Crime Stoppers: Did a pellet or a bullet hit Family Dollar?

    Wednesday, June 22 2016 10:02 PM EDT2016-06-23 02:02:10 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte Mecklenburg Police)

    On surveillance, everyone in the store can be seen ducking. The outside pane of a double-pane window is shattered.

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    On surveillance, everyone in the store can be seen ducking. The outside pane of a double-pane window is shattered.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Golf bag grabber

    Crime Stoppers: Golf bag grabber

    Wednesday, June 15 2016 10:42 PM EDT2016-06-16 02:42:51 GMT
    (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    There is up to $1,000 in reward money posted if you know who the thief is. Call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 and you won't have to leave your name.

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    There is up to $1,000 in reward money posted if you know who the thief is. Call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 and you won't have to leave your name.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Armed robber demands 'no dye packs'

    Crime Stoppers: Armed robber demands 'no dye packs'

    Wednesday, June 8 2016 9:10 PM EDT2016-06-09 01:10:25 GMT
    Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.Surveillance video courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

    The robber shouted for everyone inside to hit the floor. Surveillance video shows them all complying.

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    The robber shouted for everyone inside to hit the floor. Surveillance video shows them all complying.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Sweet tooth bandit

    Crime Stoppers: Sweet tooth bandit

    Wednesday, June 1 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-06-02 01:22:57 GMT
    (Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    If the large man who likes sour gummy worms rings a bell, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 and you won't have to leave your name to earn something sweeter than gummies.

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    If the large man who likes sour gummy worms rings a bell, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 and you won't have to leave your name to earn something sweeter than gummies.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Stealing pizza dough

    Crime Stoppers: Stealing pizza dough

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 10:17 PM EDT2016-05-26 02:17:41 GMT
    Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

    He quickly left the store with hundreds of dollars in petty cash. It's good dough from a pizza parlor.

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    He quickly left the store with hundreds of dollars in petty cash. It's good dough from a pizza parlor.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Four men wanted after adult club shootings

    Crime Stoppers: Four men wanted after adult club shootings

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 9:35 PM EDT2016-05-19 01:35:10 GMT
    (Surveillance video courtesy the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)(Surveillance video courtesy the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)

    Surveillance video shows four men getting into an argument with three so-called regulars over refusing to pay a woman for a $20 dance.

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    Surveillance video shows four men getting into an argument with three so-called regulars over refusing to pay a woman for a $20 dance.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Armed robbery and kidnapping

    Crime Stoppers: Armed robbery and kidnapping

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 6:44 PM EDT2016-05-11 22:44:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 11 2016 8:53 PM EDT2016-05-12 00:53:54 GMT
    Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.Surveillance courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

    He begins pacing and looking around. Then, he moves behind the woman at the counter and grabs her around her neck.

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    He begins pacing and looking around. Then, he moves behind the woman at the counter and grabs her around her neck.

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  • Crime Stoppers: 'Dabbin' thief leaves evidence

    Crime Stoppers: 'Dabbin' thief leaves evidence

    Wednesday, May 4 2016 8:42 PM EDT2016-05-05 00:42:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 4 2016 9:25 PM EDT2016-05-05 01:25:07 GMT
    (Surveillance photo courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Surveillance photo courtesy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    It happened on a Saturday night Freedom Smokes business, just off an I-85 access road.

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    It happened on a Saturday night Freedom Smokes business, just off an I-85 access road.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Busy clerk surprised by robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Busy clerk surprised by robbery

    Wednesday, April 27 2016 9:00 PM EDT2016-04-28 01:00:02 GMT
    Wednesday, April 27 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-04-28 01:22:10 GMT
    (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)(Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

    At 2:05 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon, a hooded man went into the Xpress Mart on The Plaza - a place robbed several times before.

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    At 2:05 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon, a hooded man went into the Xpress Mart on The Plaza - a place robbed several times before.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Violent robber yells 'this is for you dog' before shooting

    Crime Stoppers: Violent robber yells 'this is for you dog' before shooting

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 9:44 PM EDT2016-04-21 01:44:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 20 2016 10:29 PM EDT2016-04-21 02:29:38 GMT

    After he shoots the floor, he continued to jab and poke his gun at customers and at the clerk. Detective Roddey thinks it was either a case of adrenaline rush, or possibly, he was jacked up on drugs.

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    After he shoots the floor, he continued to jab and poke his gun at customers and at the clerk. Detective Roddey thinks it was either a case of adrenaline rush, or possibly, he was jacked up on drugs.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Reward still offered in 8-year-old quadruple killing

    Crime Stoppers: Reward still offered in 8-year-old quadruple killing

    Wednesday, March 30 2016 10:06 PM EDT2016-03-31 02:06:52 GMT
    Wednesday, March 30 2016 10:06 PM EDT2016-03-31 02:06:52 GMT
    Photos of the four victims.Photos of the four victims.

    Cherilyn Crawford's mother and all the victims' families need to hear who and why four people were brutally murdered in that apartment.

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    Cherilyn Crawford's mother and all the victims' families need to hear who and why four people were brutally murdered in that apartment.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Pickaxe burglars hitting businesses

    Crime Stoppers: Pickaxe burglars hitting businesses

    Wednesday, March 2 2016 9:06 PM EST2016-03-03 02:06:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 2 2016 11:01 PM EST2016-03-03 04:01:16 GMT

    Because the surveillance video is so good, police are hoping these two men will be identified before they strike again.

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    Because the surveillance video is so good, police are hoping these two men will be identified before they strike again.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Credit card cloning crooks

    Crime Stoppers: Credit card cloning crooks

    Wednesday, February 24 2016 8:42 PM EST2016-02-25 01:42:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 24 2016 8:42 PM EST2016-02-25 01:42:20 GMT
    Earlier in February, a bearded man carrying a package he'd bought from another store walked into the UnderArmour at Premium Outlets. On surveillance video, we see him go to the counter and pay by credit card. But the information on that piece of plastic is not his. More >>

    Earlier in February, a bearded man carrying a package he'd bought from another store walked into the UnderArmour at Premium Outlets. On surveillance video, we see him go to the counter and pay by credit card. But the information on that piece of plastic is not his.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Inside job at the Hilton Garden Inn

    Crime Stoppers: Inside job at the Hilton Garden Inn

    Wednesday, February 17 2016 8:24 PM EST2016-02-18 01:24:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 17 2016 9:04 PM EST2016-02-18 02:04:09 GMT

    "We've made an arrest, and there was an inside job of course for these guys to know all these iPads were going to be in the conference room. So we got one person, but they're not willing to talk. We need to identify these other two guys."

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    "We've made an arrest, and there was an inside job of course for these guys to know all these iPads were going to be in the conference room. So we got one person, but they're not willing to talk. We need to identify these other two guys."

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  • Crime Stoppers: Robber either very bold, or not very smart

    Crime Stoppers: Robber either very bold, or not very smart

    Wednesday, February 10 2016 8:19 PM EST2016-02-11 01:19:51 GMT
    Wednesday, February 10 2016 8:22 PM EST2016-02-11 01:22:56 GMT

    At 10:45 on a Monday morning, an undisguised man walked into the Fifth Third Bank on Highway 51 and simply handed the teller a note.

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    At 10:45 on a Monday morning, an undisguised man walked into the Fifth Third Bank on Highway 51 and simply handed the teller a note.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Sawed-off shotgun wielding robber

    Crime Stoppers: Sawed-off shotgun wielding robber

    Wednesday, January 27 2016 8:33 PM EST2016-01-28 01:33:17 GMT
    Wednesday, January 27 2016 10:41 PM EST2016-01-28 03:41:17 GMT

    Surveillance shows him rushing in the front door and immediately pulling out a sawed-off shotgun, then demanding clerks put money into the yellow bag he's brought with him.

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    Surveillance shows him rushing in the front door and immediately pulling out a sawed-off shotgun, then demanding clerks put money into the yellow bag he's brought with him.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Nightmare carjacking

    Crime Stoppers: Nightmare carjacking

    Wednesday, January 20 2016 7:24 PM EST2016-01-21 00:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday, January 20 2016 9:16 PM EST2016-01-21 02:16:22 GMT

    Three days before Christmas, families, kids and couples were all leaving a performance of the Nutcracker at the Belk Theater uptown. On surveillance from the adjacent parking deck, we see them headed for their cars.

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    Three days before Christmas, families, kids and couples were all leaving a performance of the Nutcracker at the Belk Theater uptown. On surveillance from the adjacent parking deck, we see them headed for their cars.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Family in agony wants answers in unsolved murder

    Crime Stoppers: Family in agony wants answers in unsolved murder

    Wednesday, January 13 2016 8:36 PM EST2016-01-14 01:36:19 GMT
    Wednesday, January 13 2016 8:36 PM EST2016-01-14 01:36:18 GMT
    Barbour survived a heart attack just four month prior to his murder. More >>

    Barbour survived a heart attack just four month prior to his murder.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Undergarment thieves at assisted living center

    Crime Stoppers: Undergarment thieves at assisted living center

    Wednesday, January 6 2016 8:24 PM EST2016-01-07 01:24:36 GMT
    Wednesday, January 6 2016 9:22 PM EST2016-01-07 02:22:13 GMT

    "She obviously was terrified and tried to get away, but they grabbed her as she was going out the door, pushed her back inside and put a gun to her head," Detective Roddey said.

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    "She obviously was terrified and tried to get away, but they grabbed her as she was going out the door, pushed her back inside and put a gun to her head," Detective Roddey said.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Robbing doughnuts for dollars

    Crime Stoppers: Robbing doughnuts for dollars

    Wednesday, December 16 2015 9:29 PM EST2015-12-17 02:29:35 GMT
    Wednesday, December 16 2015 9:29 PM EST2015-12-17 02:29:34 GMT
    One of the men escorted the female clerk to the office. The other forced the male clerk to his knees, ordering him with a gun to his head to open the safe. More >>

    One of the men escorted the female clerk to the office. The other forced the male clerk to his knees, ordering him with a gun to his head to open the safe. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: Armed robber coveting smokes

    Crime Stoppers: Armed robber coveting smokes

    Wednesday, December 9 2015 10:42 PM EST2015-12-10 03:42:53 GMT
    Wednesday, December 9 2015 10:42 PM EST2015-12-10 03:42:53 GMT
    At the Circle K on South Boulevard, there were plenty of customers in the store, including a man wearing a Chicago Bulls cap who paid for an Orange Crush soda, then milled around.More >>

    At the Circle K on South Boulevard, there were plenty of customers in the store, including a man wearing a Chicago Bulls cap who paid for an Orange Crush soda, then milled around.

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  • Crime Stoppers: CMPD looks to stop one man robbing same places over and over

    Crime Stoppers: CMPD looks to stop one man robbing same places over and over

    Tuesday, December 1 2015 9:49 PM EST2015-12-02 02:49:54 GMT
    Wednesday, December 2 2015 4:17 PM EST2015-12-02 21:17:31 GMT
    (Source: Charlotte Mecklenburg Police)(Source: Charlotte Mecklenburg Police)
    CMPD needs help to find this suspect because this case is different than most. Two helpless clerks at the Advanced Auto Parts store on Hankins Road know it full well. More >>

    CMPD needs help to find this suspect because this case is different than most. Two helpless clerks at the Advanced Auto Parts store on Hankins Road know it full well. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: New evidence in pastor's hit and run

    Crime Stoppers: New evidence in pastor's hit and run

    Wednesday, November 25 2015 6:46 PM EST2015-11-25 23:46:05 GMT
    Wednesday, November 25 2015 8:24 PM EST2015-11-26 01:24:59 GMT

    Although the Dunlap’s are not vindictive people, they want whoever did it to get caught. You can help. 

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    Although the Dunlap’s are not vindictive people, they want whoever did it to get caught. You can help. 

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  • Crime Stoppers: Escalating charges

    Crime Stoppers: Escalating charges

    Wednesday, November 18 2015 8:41 PM EST2015-11-19 01:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, November 18 2015 8:41 PM EST2015-11-19 01:41:12 GMT
    The confrontation is over in a blink. He shoves her hard to the floor, knocking off her glasses and a shoe.More >>

    The confrontation is over in a blink. He shoves her hard to the floor, knocking off her glasses and a shoe.

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  • Crime Stoppers: Callous criminal

    Crime Stoppers: Callous criminal

    Wednesday, October 28 2015 8:36 PM EDT2015-10-29 00:36:04 GMT
    Tuesday, November 17 2015 3:00 PM EST2015-11-17 20:00:06 GMT
    He shot a man point-blank in broad daylight to steal his bag full of deposit money.  Now police are looking at surveillance video for any clues.More >>
    He shot a man point-blank in broad daylight to steal his bag full of deposit money.  Now police are looking at surveillance video for any clues.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Big reward in armored truck stick-up

    Crime Stoppers: Big reward in armored truck stick-up

    Wednesday, November 11 2015 7:09 PM EST2015-11-12 00:09:05 GMT
    Wednesday, November 11 2015 8:17 PM EST2015-11-12 01:17:19 GMT
    According to police, this was no ordinary stick-up.  The robbery was well-planned, well-executed, and the robbers were a step-up from ordinary crooks.More >>
    According to police, this was no ordinary stick-up.  The robbery was well-planned, well-executed, and the robbers were a step-up from ordinary crooks.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Seasoned burglar

    Crime Stoppers: Seasoned burglar

    Wednesday, November 4 2015 7:52 PM EST2015-11-05 00:52:29 GMT
    Wednesday, November 4 2015 9:00 PM EST2015-11-05 02:00:01 GMT
    From inside the DTLR, a clothing store, surveillance shows a vehicle ramming into the front of the building. It crashes through and, moments later, the driver scrambles out and pushes his way through the damaged wall.More >>
    From inside the DTLR, a clothing store, surveillance shows a vehicle ramming into the front of the building. It crashes through and, moments later, the driver scrambles out and pushes his way through the damaged wall.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Gang of 6 break-in

    Crime Stoppers: Gang of 6 break-in

    Wednesday, October 14 2015 9:03 PM EDT2015-10-15 01:03:29 GMT
    Wednesday, October 14 2015 11:51 PM EDT2015-10-15 03:51:15 GMT
    It's a rarity. Six burglars - 5 men and one woman - all stealing electronics.More >>
    It's a rarity. Six burglars - 5 men and one woman - all stealing electronics.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Would-be yogurt robber foiled by cell phone

    Crime Stoppers: Would-be yogurt robber foiled by cell phone

    Wednesday, September 30 2015 8:44 PM EDT2015-10-01 00:44:42 GMT
    Wednesday, September 30 2015 8:49 PM EDT2015-10-01 00:49:15 GMT
    She's the only customer at the time, and she told the clerk she was waiting for someone else. She procrastinated for 15 minutes, then went to the yogurt machine to draw a desert.More >>
    She's the only customer at the time, and she told the clerk she was waiting for someone else. She procrastinated for 15 minutes, then went to the yogurt machine to draw a desert.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: An apologetic robber

    Crime Stoppers: An apologetic robber

    Wednesday, September 23 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-09-23 23:00:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 23 2015 7:39 PM EDT2015-09-23 23:39:23 GMT
    This bandit waited until all other customers exited the High Life Smoke Shop on busy Central Avenue before he approached the clerk.More >>
    This bandit waited until all other customers exited the High Life Smoke Shop on busy Central Avenue before he approached the clerk.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Bold, brash and wanted

    Crime Stoppers: Bold, brash and wanted

    Wednesday, September 16 2015 8:52 PM EDT2015-09-17 00:52:03 GMT
    Wednesday, September 16 2015 9:04 PM EDT2015-09-17 01:04:28 GMT
    As he demanded money, he impatiently leaned across the counter, grabbing at the cash drawer. It was a frightening scene.More >>
    As he demanded money, he impatiently leaned across the counter, grabbing at the cash drawer. It was a frightening scene.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Crooks stealing gallons of gas

    Crime Stoppers: Crooks stealing gallons of gas

    Thursday, September 10 2015 8:21 PM EDT2015-09-11 00:21:24 GMT
    Thursday, September 10 2015 8:28 PM EDT2015-09-11 00:28:04 GMT
    As for suspects - police say those two vehicles and the two men have been seen at all ten gas thefts. One is a heavy-set man with long dreadlocks. The other is older, thinner and shorter.More >>
    As for suspects - police say those two vehicles and the two men have been seen at all ten gas thefts. One is a heavy-set man with long dreadlocks. The other is older, thinner and shorter.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Burglar makes double mistake

    Crime Stoppers: Burglar makes double mistake

    Thursday, September 3 2015 7:57 PM EDT2015-09-03 23:57:35 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 8:09 PM EDT2015-09-04 00:09:01 GMT
    "We're thinking as he made entrance," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey, "He ended up cutting himself somewhere, which a lot of times happens, believe it or not."More >>
    "We're thinking as he made entrance," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey, "He ended up cutting himself somewhere, which a lot of times happens, believe it or not."More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Disabled woman robbed

    Crime Stoppers: Disabled woman robbed

    Thursday, August 27 2015 8:33 PM EDT2015-08-28 00:33:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 8:50 PM EDT2015-08-28 00:50:16 GMT
    "A guy approaches her and says 'hey ma'am, can you tell me where West Sugar Creek is?' and she points in the direction it is," Roddey said. "And then the guy snatches her purse and takes off running toward the apartment complex."More >>
    "A guy approaches her and says 'hey ma'am, can you tell me where West Sugar Creek is?' and she points in the direction it is," Roddey said. "And then the guy snatches her purse and takes off running toward the apartment complex."More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Assault on cabbie

    Crime Stoppers: Assault on cabbie

    Thursday, July 23 2015 9:05 PM EDT2015-07-24 01:05:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 23 2015 9:37 PM EDT2015-07-24 01:37:00 GMT
    After the driver refused to hand over his cash, the woman in the back seat leaned forward and sprayed mace in the cabbie's face. As a reaction, the driver floors his vehicle.More >>
    After the driver refused to hand over his cash, the woman in the back seat leaned forward and sprayed mace in the cabbie's face. As a reaction, the driver floors his vehicle.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Man shot dead at home

    Crime Stoppers: Man shot dead at home

    Thursday, July 16 2015 8:42 PM EDT2015-07-17 00:42:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 16 2015 8:49 PM EDT2015-07-17 00:49:28 GMT
    So what was that struggle about? Detective Isenhour says Byers - who had previous drug charges - was killed because he had something somebody wanted.More >>
    So what was that struggle about? Detective Isenhour says Byers - who had previous drug charges - was killed because he had something somebody wanted.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Man shoots clerk for no apparent reason

    Crime Stoppers: Man shoots clerk for no apparent reason

    Thursday, July 9 2015 8:58 PM EDT2015-07-10 00:58:48 GMT
    Thursday, July 9 2015 10:11 PM EDT2015-07-10 02:11:08 GMT
    After shooting her, the gunman ran out of the hotel, and never tried to rob the place. So why did he walk in and shoot her?More >>
    After shooting her, the gunman ran out of the hotel, and never tried to rob the place. So why did he walk in and shoot her?More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Creepy criminal snaps upskirt pic

    Crime Stoppers: Creepy criminal snaps upskirt pic

    Thursday, July 2 2015 9:13 PM EDT2015-07-03 01:13:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 2 2015 9:34 PM EDT2015-07-03 01:34:38 GMT
    In the surveillance video, we can see this man in the store for 14 minutes before the crime. He was spotted walking aimlessly around.More >>
    In the surveillance video, we can see this man in the store for 14 minutes before the crime. He was spotted walking aimlessly around.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: A clever disguise

    Crime Stoppers: A clever disguise

    Thursday, June 25 2015 8:16 PM EDT2015-06-26 00:16:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 25 2015 8:42 PM EDT2015-06-26 00:42:44 GMT
    They were aggressive with the gun and with their language, which contained large amounts of profanity and name calling.More >>
    They were aggressive with the gun and with their language, which contained large amounts of profanity and name calling.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Not an ordinary stick-up

    Crime Stoppers: Not an ordinary stick-up

    Thursday, June 18 2015 9:12 PM EDT2015-06-19 01:12:35 GMT
    Thursday, June 18 2015 9:50 PM EDT2015-06-19 01:50:35 GMT
    It's not the ordinary gun and mask. More like, gun and construction vest.More >>
    It's not the ordinary gun and mask. More like, gun and construction vest.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: BOLO for motel robbers

    Crime Stoppers: BOLO for motel robbers

    Thursday, June 11 2015 9:28 PM EDT2015-06-12 01:28:52 GMT
    Thursday, June 11 2015 9:48 PM EDT2015-06-12 01:48:33 GMT
    Surveillance video shows the duo approach the office door from Monroe Road. Inside, the office clerk is relaxing. He has to get up to let this couple in.More >>
    Surveillance video shows the duo approach the office door from Monroe Road. Inside, the office clerk is relaxing. He has to get up to let this couple in.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Smart phone robber

    Crime Stoppers: Smart phone robber

    Thursday, June 4 2015 8:56 PM EDT2015-06-05 00:56:19 GMT
    Thursday, June 4 2015 9:07 PM EDT2015-06-05 01:07:01 GMT
    The student turned down Cinderella Road. A woman in a car saw something she didn't expect. "She sees a guy walking by with a bat, going back and forth in his hand with a bat, an aluminum bat."More >>
    The student turned down Cinderella Road. A woman in a car saw something she didn't expect. "She sees a guy walking by with a bat, going back and forth in his hand with a bat, an aluminum bat."

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  • Crime Stoppers: Memorial Day robbery

    Crime Stoppers: Memorial Day robbery

    Thursday, May 28 2015 10:16 PM EDT2015-05-29 02:16:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 28 2015 10:16 PM EDT2015-05-29 02:16:21 GMT
    He plants himself near the check-out counter, waiting for the customer line to dwindle. When is does, he strikes. He reaches under his shirt and produces a black handgun, then walks to the clerk to let her see it.More >>
    He plants himself near the check-out counter, waiting for the customer line to dwindle. When is does, he strikes. He reaches under his shirt and produces a black handgun, then walks to the clerk to let her see it.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Pastry prowlers hit Dunkin' Donuts

    Crime Stoppers: Pastry prowlers hit Dunkin' Donuts

    Thursday, May 21 2015 9:46 PM EDT2015-05-22 01:46:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 21 2015 9:46 PM EDT2015-05-22 01:46:58 GMT
    "The crazy thing about this, they not only started eating the food, but they decided they wanted some hash browns and put some hash browns in the oven and started cooking them."More >>
    "The crazy thing about this, they not only started eating the food, but they decided they wanted some hash browns and put some hash browns in the oven and started cooking them."More >>
  • Polite man uses finger to rob store

    Polite man uses finger to rob store

    Thursday, May 14 2015 10:15 PM EDT2015-05-15 02:15:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 14 2015 10:15 PM EDT2015-05-15 02:15:56 GMT
    "That's the strange thing about this robbery," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey, "After being there at five a.m., and customers used to seeing him all the time, then all of a sudden he comes in at seven p.m. and robs the place."More >>
    "That's the strange thing about this robbery," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey, "After being there at five a.m., and customers used to seeing him all the time, then all of a sudden he comes in at seven p.m. and robs the place."More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: A recognizable car thief

    Crime Stoppers: A recognizable car thief

    Thursday, May 7 2015 9:15 PM EDT2015-05-08 01:15:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 7 2015 9:15 PM EDT2015-05-08 01:15:05 GMT
    The man is wearing very recognizable clothing - a bright green Pac Man shirt with a gold and purple hat with the word "California" across the front. Three hours after security first spotted him, they found he had nodded off.More >>
    The man is wearing very recognizable clothing - a bright green Pac Man shirt with a gold and purple hat with the word "California" across the front. Three hours after security first spotted him, they found he had nodded off.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers' Year

    Crime Stoppers' Year

    Thursday, April 30 2015 8:36 PM EDT2015-05-01 00:36:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 30 2015 8:36 PM EDT2015-05-01 00:36:33 GMT
    Domestic violence and the murder rate are both trending up this year in Charlotte - that's according to CMPD figures released this week. But police have put a dent in the burglary and larceny numbers, and some of it is thanks to Crime Stoppers.
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    Domestic violence and the murder rate are both trending up this year in Charlotte - that's according to CMPD figures released this week. But police have put a dent in the burglary and larceny numbers, and some of it is thanks to Crime Stoppers.

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  • Burglar thwarted by nearly-empty register

    Burglar thwarted by nearly-empty register

    Thursday, April 23 2015 9:19 PM EDT2015-04-24 01:19:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 23 2015 9:19 PM EDT2015-04-24 01:19:30 GMT
    Surveillance video from the back door of the Jet's Pizza on West Mallard Creek shows a masked and hooded man park his car on a rainy night, then get out and smoke a cigarette while scoping out the place.More >>
    Surveillance video from the back door of the Jet's Pizza on West Mallard Creek shows a masked and hooded man park his car on a rainy night, then get out and smoke a cigarette while scoping out the place.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Piper Glen break-in

    Crimestoppers: Piper Glen break-in

    Thursday, April 9 2015 9:05 PM EDT2015-04-10 01:05:59 GMT
    Thursday, April 9 2015 9:06 PM EDT2015-04-10 01:06:32 GMT
    A neighbor's surveillance camera caught a heavy-set man getting into a black car. Across the street, the homeowner had been gone only two hours, but came back to find the home had been burglarized.More >>
    A neighbor's surveillance camera caught a heavy-set man getting into a black car. Across the street, the homeowner had been gone only two hours, but came back to find the home had been burglarized.More >>
  • Violent robber hits woman

    Violent robber hits woman

    Thursday, April 2 2015 9:10 PM EDT2015-04-03 01:10:14 GMT
    Thursday, April 2 2015 9:10 PM EDT2015-04-03 01:10:16 GMT
    On surveillance video, we see a female clerk minding the store. But she's got her back turned to the door and doesn't see a man in a striped hat rushing up behind her.More >>
    On surveillance video, we see a female clerk minding the store. But she's got her back turned to the door and doesn't see a man in a striped hat rushing up behind her.More >>
  • Crime's golden moment

    Crime's golden moment

    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:59 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:59:27 GMT
    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:59 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:59:28 GMT
    At 7:59 p.m., one minute before the AT&T store in the Arboretum ends its business day, we see several customers shopping for phones. The surveillance camera captures a pair of men - one in a dark, hooded jacket - the other, a very large man with a camouflage hat and big smile.More >>
    At 7:59 p.m., one minute before the AT&T store in the Arboretum ends its business day, we see several customers shopping for phones. The surveillance camera captures a pair of men - one in a dark, hooded jacket - the other, a very large man with a camouflage hat and big smile.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Bank robber in boxers

    Crimestoppers: Bank robber in boxers

    Thursday, March 12 2015 9:13 PM EDT2015-03-13 01:13:36 GMT
    Thursday, March 12 2015 9:13 PM EDT2015-03-13 01:13:37 GMT
    He didn't have a disguise, but he showed a lot of moxie. He ambled in and immediately pulled out a handgun on the teller and demanded money.More >>
    He didn't have a disguise, but he showed a lot of moxie. He ambled in and immediately pulled out a handgun on the teller and demanded money.More >>
  • Three arrested in string of armed robberies, fourth suspect sought

    Three arrested in string of armed robberies, fourth suspect sought

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:22 PM EST2015-02-26 22:22:23 GMT
    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:37 PM EST2015-02-26 22:37:34 GMT
    The robberies took place late night Friday, Feb. 20 and early Saturday morning. In all three incidents, the victims were Hispanic males who were assaulted and robbed.More >>
    The robberies took place late night Friday, Feb. 20 and early Saturday morning. In all three incidents, the victims were Hispanic males who were assaulted and robbed.More >>
  • Burglary near UNCC concerns police

    Burglary near UNCC concerns police

    Wednesday, January 14 2015 7:53 PM EST2015-01-15 00:53:58 GMT
    Thursday, January 15 2015 8:00 PM EST2015-01-16 01:00:21 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A burglary next to UNC Charlotte's campus has police concerned. It happened right across the street from UNC Charlotte's main entrance. A brand new apartment complex called, The Circle, had just opened. Three days before Christmas, with new students around, no one noticed a prowler who had just broken into the club house area. From surveillance we can see his face. We can also see he's wearing a black sock on his left hand and a white one on his right. "Socks on his ha...More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A burglary next to UNC Charlotte's campus has police concerned. It happened right across the street from UNC Charlotte's main entrance. A brand new apartment complex called, The Circle, had just opened. Three days before Christmas, with new students around, no one noticed a prowler who had just broken into the club house area. From surveillance we can see his face. We can also see he's wearing a black sock on his left hand and a white one on his right. "Socks on his ha...More >>
  • Murder mystery at a party

    Murder mystery at a party

    Thursday, November 13 2014 8:44 PM EST2014-11-14 01:44:58 GMT
    Thursday, November 13 2014 8:44 PM EST2014-11-14 01:44:59 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a murder mystery in Charlotte that party goers might be able to solve. Upwards of 100 people attended a street party one weekend last summer on Major Street, near Freedom Drive and I-85 in West Charlotte. Police were called after a noise complaint at 2:30 a.m. It appeared to the officer that the party was breaking up and people were heading to their cars. Two hours later, police were called back for shots fired-- lots of shots. Nearby neighbors told us they had ...More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a murder mystery in Charlotte that party goers might be able to solve. Upwards of 100 people attended a street party one weekend last summer on Major Street, near Freedom Drive and I-85 in West Charlotte. Police were called after a noise complaint at 2:30 a.m. It appeared to the officer that the party was breaking up and people were heading to their cars. Two hours later, police were called back for shots fired-- lots of shots. Nearby neighbors told us they had ...More >>
  • Shoplifters turn violent over $400 in DVD's

    Shoplifters turn violent over $400 in DVD's

    Thursday, October 30 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-10-31 01:17:47 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-10-31 02:27:16 GMT
    "The security guy tried to grab the bag and the male guy who was stealing, punches him in the face. And that caused the suspect to drop the bag."More >>
    "The security guy tried to grab the bag and the male guy who was stealing, punches him in the face. And that caused the suspect to drop the bag."More >>
  • Man of steel caught stealing

    Man of steel caught stealing

    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-10-17 02:45:53 GMT
    Thursday, October 16 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-10-17 02:53:31 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Superman's nickname is the 'man of steel.'But in Charlotte, police are looking for a man of steal after he was seen shoplifting at the Family Dollar store on Central Avenue.An alert store manager spotted a man in a superman cap stealing razor blades. "The manager, knowing people shoplift, went over and saw the guy had emptied out some razors and left the box," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey. With evidence in hand, the manager confronts the thief at the register, demandin...More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Superman's nickname is the 'man of steel.'But in Charlotte, police are looking for a man of steal after he was seen shoplifting at the Family Dollar store on Central Avenue.An alert store manager spotted a man in a superman cap stealing razor blades. "The manager, knowing people shoplift, went over and saw the guy had emptied out some razors and left the box," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey. With evidence in hand, the manager confronts the thief at the register, demandin...More >>
  • Chapstick bandits defraud banks

    Chapstick bandits defraud banks

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There is a crime ring operating in Concord and Charlotte-- defrauding banks out of thousands of dollars. "They're called the chapstick bandits," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There is a crime ring operating in Concord and Charlotte-- defrauding banks out of thousands of dollars. "They're called the chapstick bandits," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey,More >>
  • Handbag hustlers

    Handbag hustlers

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Handbag hustlers hit Neiman Marcus at SouthPark Mall. Eight purses, valued at a combined $33,800, all stolen in a bold grab-and-run crime that took many by surprise. The NeimanMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Handbag hustlers hit Neiman Marcus at SouthPark Mall. Eight purses, valued at a combined $33,800, all stolen in a bold grab-and-run crime that took many by surprise. The NeimanMore >>
  • Robbing teachers

    Robbing teachers

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A heartless robber sneaks into a school and steals from teachers. "It was the first day that teachers returned, so there were no kids at the school," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey.More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A heartless robber sneaks into a school and steals from teachers. "It was the first day that teachers returned, so there were no kids at the school," said CMPD Officer Tori Roddey.More >>
  • Stun gun robberies

    Stun gun robberies

    CMPD says it hasn't seen anything like it before-- three robberies in eight days by a man using a stun gun. He's a thief who isn't afraid to hurt people who get in his way. "It'sMore >>
    CMPD says it hasn't seen anything like it before-- three robberies in eight days by a man using a stun gun. He's a thief who isn't afraid to hurt people who get in his way. "It'sMore >>
  • Stolen car at gym

    Stolen car at gym

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Charlotte man went to the gym, got a good workout, then had his car stolen from the parking lot. "Hardly ever do you expect your car to get stolen when you're coming in for justMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Charlotte man went to the gym, got a good workout, then had his car stolen from the parking lot. "Hardly ever do you expect your car to get stolen when you're coming in for justMore >>
  • Rash of robberies

    Rash of robberies

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's been a rash of robberies in Charlotte-- and several look very similar. Police are on the hunt for three violent men who they think pulled several jobs, including the recentMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's been a rash of robberies in Charlotte-- and several look very similar. Police are on the hunt for three violent men who they think pulled several jobs, including the recentMore >>
  • Something more valuable

    Something more valuable

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is looking for a pair of crooks who didn't steal money. They took something they consider more valuable. Across the street from the Johnson C Smith University campus, sitsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is looking for a pair of crooks who didn't steal money. They took something they consider more valuable. Across the street from the Johnson C Smith University campus, sitsMore >>
  • Young crooks in the making

    Young crooks in the making

    Remember the old TV cartoon, "Bevis and Butthead"-- two adolescents full of mischief? CMPD ran across a real-life Bevis and Butthead who comically and sadly attempt a liquor store break-in. They'reMore >>
    Remember the old TV cartoon, "Bevis and Butthead"-- two adolescents full of mischief? CMPD ran across a real-life Bevis and Butthead who comically and sadly attempt a liquor store break-in. They'reMore >>
  • Crimestoppers: Spraying shoplifters

    Spraying shoplifters

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Shoplifting is a minor crime. But it becomes major when you use a weapon to aid your getaway. CMPD is looking for two women who pepper sprayed a manager when she followed themMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Shoplifting is a minor crime. But it becomes major when you use a weapon to aid your getaway. CMPD is looking for two women who pepper sprayed a manager when she followed themMore >>
  • Stop copper thief from killing himself

    Stop copper thief from killing himself

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Twice in two days, a Duke Energy sub-station was broken into with copper wire stolen. Police not only want to stop the thief-- they want to stop him from killing himself. ThereMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Twice in two days, a Duke Energy sub-station was broken into with copper wire stolen. Police not only want to stop the thief-- they want to stop him from killing himself. ThereMore >>
  • Crimestoppers: 3 stickups, 1 crook

    Crimestoppers: 3 stickups, 1 crook

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Two gas stations and a fast food restaurant-- three robberies that police know of-- all attributed to one man. His spree started at the Subway Sandwich across from the MetropolitanMore >>
    Two gas stations and a fast food restaurant-- three robberies that police know of-- all attributed to one man. His spree started at the Subway Sandwich across from the MetropolitanMore >>
  • A rare break-out

    A rare break-out

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Break-ins happen every day. It's the break-outs that are rare. At the Best Buy store near I-485 and Independence, police believe three men were working in concert to rob the place. SurveillanceMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Break-ins happen every day. It's the break-outs that are rare. At the Best Buy store near I-485 and Independence, police believe three men were working in concert to rob the place. SurveillanceMore >>
  • Plastic wrapped gun

    Plastic wrapped gun

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Cigarette thieves strike again. Two men rob a local convenience store-- using distraction and a gun hidden in a plastic bag. This happened at a busy time-- 5:45 p.m.-- when lotsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Cigarette thieves strike again. Two men rob a local convenience store-- using distraction and a gun hidden in a plastic bag. This happened at a busy time-- 5:45 p.m.-- when lotsMore >>
  • Crimestoppers: Woman shot in face at ATM

    Crimestoppers: Woman shot in face at ATM

    A Charlotte woman was shot in the face after a late-night visit to an ATM. She may lose her eyesight, but police have their surveillance eyes on one of the shooters.More >>
    A Charlotte woman was shot in the face after a late-night visit to an ATM. She may lose her eyesight, but police have their surveillance eyes on one of the shooters.More >>
  • Foiled by bullet proof door

    Foiled by bullet proof door

    An assault, a kidnapping and an attempted robbery-- all before 8:00 in the morning. More >>
    An assault, a kidnapping and an attempted robbery-- all before 8:00 in the morning. More >>
  • Locker room thief

    Locker room thief

    A locker room thief cut locks and stole credit cards at the Harris Express YMCA in SouthPark. The gym is located in the swanky Piedmont Row section of SouthPark. More >>
    A locker room thief cut locks and stole credit cards at the Harris Express YMCA in SouthPark. The gym is located in the swanky Piedmont Row section of SouthPark. More >>
  • Promising lead surfaces

    Promising lead surfaces

    A brand new promising lead has surfaced in an unsolved murder in Charlotte. This case goes back ten months, to July 2013. Lil' Wayne was rocking a concert at the Verizon Amphitheater.More >>
    A brand new promising lead has surfaced in an unsolved murder in Charlotte. This case goes back ten months, to July 2013. Lil' Wayne was rocking a concert at the Verizon Amphitheater.More >>
  • Dangerous and young

    Dangerous and young

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are on the lookout for a dangerous young crook. They believe he viciously pistol-whipped someone and stole their car, then robbed two businesses in three days. A hoodedMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are on the lookout for a dangerous young crook. They believe he viciously pistol-whipped someone and stole their car, then robbed two businesses in three days. A hoodedMore >>
  • Boutique bandits

    Boutique bandits

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Boutique bandits are on the loose in Dilworth. Two men hit the same high-end clothing store twice in one week, breaking through a glass window to steal purses, designer jeans andMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Boutique bandits are on the loose in Dilworth. Two men hit the same high-end clothing store twice in one week, breaking through a glass window to steal purses, designer jeans andMore >>
  • 14 Armed robberies

    14 Armed robberies

    In the past month, CMPD reports 14 armed robberies along the Albemarle Road corridor. The latest happened at a strip mall off Albemarle and East WT Harris Boulevard. More >>
    In the past month, CMPD reports 14 armed robberies along the Albemarle Road corridor. The latest happened at a strip mall off Albemarle and East WT Harris Boulevard. More >>
  • Cuts herself

    Cuts herself

    Hi everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom. Tonight at 11:00 we're talking to the sister of a young man killed in a Shelby gay bookstore in 1987. She is convinced the killer who took the lifeMore >>
    Hi everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom. Tonight at 11:00 we're talking to the sister of a young man killed in a Shelby gay bookstore in 1987. She is convinced the killer who took the lifeMore >>
  • Larceny from autos

    Larceny from autos

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - When your car gets broken into, police have an acronym for it-- LFA-- larceny from auto. And in the past year there have been 84 LFA's in a 2-and-a-half mile radius around one particularMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - When your car gets broken into, police have an acronym for it-- LFA-- larceny from auto. And in the past year there have been 84 LFA's in a 2-and-a-half mile radius around one particularMore >>
  • Restroom robbery

    Restroom robbery

    Two young crooks spot a golden opportunity to rob a man while he's using a restroom. It happened at the Bojangles on The Plaza. Surveillance video shows people at 7:30 p.m. gettingMore >>
    Two young crooks spot a golden opportunity to rob a man while he's using a restroom. It happened at the Bojangles on The Plaza. Surveillance video shows people at 7:30 p.m. gettingMore >>
  • Two women fight back

    Two women fight back

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A robber gets way more than he expected for from two brave female clerks. He nearly gets a bullet. The Dollar General store at Sunset and Oakdale stands by itself and is fairlyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A robber gets way more than he expected for from two brave female clerks. He nearly gets a bullet. The Dollar General store at Sunset and Oakdale stands by itself and is fairlyMore >>
  • Trail of smoke

    Trail of smoke

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A cigarette theft ring is leaving a trail of smoke all over the city. Their latest heist took place on a Monday night in the Walgreens on West Sugar Creek. Surveillance showsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A cigarette theft ring is leaving a trail of smoke all over the city. Their latest heist took place on a Monday night in the Walgreens on West Sugar Creek. Surveillance showsMore >>
  • Valentine's hit-and-run death

    Valentine's hit-and-run death

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - We have learned new and exclusive information about a deadly hit-and-run on Valentines weekend that defies explanation. Carrington Devol Ware was known as Jake. He was 50-yearsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - We have learned new and exclusive information about a deadly hit-and-run on Valentines weekend that defies explanation. Carrington Devol Ware was known as Jake. He was 50-yearsMore >>
  • Newport cigarette robber

    Newport cigarette robber

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For the fourth time in the past six months, police have surveillance of a young gunman who carries a black knapsack and robs convenience stores, stealing cash and one particularMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For the fourth time in the past six months, police have surveillance of a young gunman who carries a black knapsack and robs convenience stores, stealing cash and one particularMore >>
  • Women shoplifting thousands

    Women shoplifting thousands

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Attention stores around SouthPark-- there are two women shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of clothing from various businesses. "They think they've hit a lot of places, theyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Attention stores around SouthPark-- there are two women shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of clothing from various businesses. "They think they've hit a lot of places, theyMore >>
  • Female robs bank in middle of the day

    Female robs bank in middle of the day

    The FBI and local police are after a woman, who robbed the BB&T branch in Matthews during the middle of the day.More >>
    The FBI and local police are after a woman, who robbed the BB&T branch in Matthews during the middle of the day.More >>
  • Hair clipper bandits

    Hair clipper bandits

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hair clipper bandits hit several beauty supply stores in Charlotte and Concord-- all on the same night. "He's stealing all kinds of barbering equipment. High dollar barbering equipment,"More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hair clipper bandits hit several beauty supply stores in Charlotte and Concord-- all on the same night. "He's stealing all kinds of barbering equipment. High dollar barbering equipment,"More >>
  • 512 gallons of gas stolen

    512 gallons of gas stolen

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some use siphons to steal gas. Some simply drive away from the pump. One Charlotte gas station had 512 gallons of gas stolen in a very unique manner. At the Kangaroo on North Graham,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some use siphons to steal gas. Some simply drive away from the pump. One Charlotte gas station had 512 gallons of gas stolen in a very unique manner. At the Kangaroo on North Graham,More >>
  • One man, two motel robberies

    One man, two motel robberies

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Two Charlotte motels were robbed two days apart and police think it's the work of the same man. "They both occur just after midnight," said CMPD Detective Marty Cuthbertson. TheMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Two Charlotte motels were robbed two days apart and police think it's the work of the same man. "They both occur just after midnight," said CMPD Detective Marty Cuthbertson. TheMore >>
  • Hoodies and Halloween masks

    Hoodies and Halloween masks

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hoodies, Halloween masks and well-choreographed precision for two men who robbed a local convenience store. The Quick Shoppe on Wilkinson Boulevard sits next door to a car wash.More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hoodies, Halloween masks and well-choreographed precision for two men who robbed a local convenience store. The Quick Shoppe on Wilkinson Boulevard sits next door to a car wash.More >>
  • Gun shot break in

    Gun shot break in

    Break-ins are common. Blast-ins are not. Yet twice this week, someone used a gun to blast their way into two Cook Out hamburger restaurants. More >>
    Break-ins are common. Blast-ins are not. Yet twice this week, someone used a gun to blast their way into two Cook Out hamburger restaurants. More >>
  • Charlotte family mourns

    Charlotte family mourns

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - While you celebrated the holidays, a Charlotte family was in mourning. Their 19-year old pregnant daughter, was shot dead in a rain of bullets while she slept. A visit to the westMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - While you celebrated the holidays, a Charlotte family was in mourning. Their 19-year old pregnant daughter, was shot dead in a rain of bullets while she slept. A visit to the westMore >>
  • Robbers use unlocked door

    Robbers use unlocked door

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays are over, but crimes of opportunity are not. At the Firehouse Subs Sandwich shop on West Mallard Creek Road, someone left a side door unlocked near closing time. WhyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays are over, but crimes of opportunity are not. At the Firehouse Subs Sandwich shop on West Mallard Creek Road, someone left a side door unlocked near closing time. WhyMore >>
  • Dumbest of crooks

    Dumbest of crooks

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Who would fire a bullet to sever an electric cord while robbing a restaurant? We know of one wayward crook who did. It happened at the Waffle House just off Sunset Drive. WithMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Who would fire a bullet to sever an electric cord while robbing a restaurant? We know of one wayward crook who did. It happened at the Waffle House just off Sunset Drive. WithMore >>
  • Cigarette bandit strikes again

    Cigarette bandit strikes again

    The Newport cigarette bandit strikes again. Police have issued a "be-on-the-lookout" for an armed robber who likes quick cash and only one kind of smoke.More >>
    The Newport cigarette bandit strikes again. Police have issued a "be-on-the-lookout" for an armed robber who likes quick cash and only one kind of smoke.More >>
  • Brave woman follows robber

    Brave woman follows robber

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A brave woman sees a crime unfold. She calls 911. Then, she does what few would do. This all unfolded on a Sunday night inside the Little Cesars Pizza on South Boulevard at Archdale.More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A brave woman sees a crime unfold. She calls 911. Then, she does what few would do. This all unfolded on a Sunday night inside the Little Cesars Pizza on South Boulevard at Archdale.More >>
  • Is it the same guy?

    Is it the same guy?

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD believes it may have a serial robber on its hands. Twice in the past three weeks, it appears the same man has pulled stick-ups at a convenience store and at a pharmacy. AtMore >>
    CMPD believes it may have a serial robber on its hands. Twice in the past three weeks, it appears the same man has pulled stick-ups at a convenience store and at a pharmacy.More >>
  • Sneak thief in Ballantyne

    Sneak thief in Ballantyne

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a sneak thief plaguing the Ballantyne area. Police are on the hunt for a well-dressed man who walks in office building during the middle of the business day, looking forMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a sneak thief plaguing the Ballantyne area. Police are on the hunt for a well-dressed man who walks in office building during the middle of the business day, looking forMore >>
  • Armed man makes a fashion faux pas

    Armed man makes a fashion faux pas

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An armed man makes a fashion faux pas which may lead to his arrest. It was just after 6:00AM when a heavily disguised robber with a large black handgun burst into the Circle-K convenienceMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An armed man makes a fashion faux pas which may lead to his arrest. It was just after 6:00AM when a heavily disguised robber with a large black handgun burst into the Circle-K convenienceMore >>
  • Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time

    Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time and police just missed catching them in the act. It was just past midnight, closing time, at the new McDonald's restaurantMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time and police just missed catching them in the act. It was just past midnight, closing time, at the new McDonald's restaurantMore >>
  • Halloween can be difficult for police

    Halloween can be difficult for police

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Halloween can be difficult for police-- trying to tell the bad guys from the real trick-or-treaters. At the Shell Sam's Mart on I-85 and Glenwood Drive, a robber walked in wearingMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Halloween can be difficult for police-- trying to tell the bad guys from the real trick-or-treaters. At the Shell Sam's Mart on I-85 and Glenwood Drive, a robber walked in wearingMore >>
  • Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash

    Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash. Brandon Schwartz, a part owner of Mister G's Car Wash on East Independence Blvd., says his business has been brokenMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash. Brandon Schwartz, a part owner of Mister G's Car Wash on East Independence Blvd., says his business has been brokenMore >>
  • Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery

    Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery. There are lots of people around-- especially at 11:30 AM-- and there are plenty of surveillance cameras both inside andMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery. There are lots of people around-- especially at 11:30 AM-- and there are plenty of surveillance cameras both inside andMore >>
  • CMPD is looking for a drug robber

    CMPD is looking for a drug robber

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is looking for a drug robber. He stole $1,000 worth of pain killers from a pharmacy that has been a target before. The Rite-Aid in southwest Charlotte at West Arrowood andMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is looking for a drug robber. He stole $1,000 worth of pain killers from a pharmacy that has been a target before. The Rite-Aid in southwest Charlotte at West Arrowood andMore >>
  • A burglary ring is hitting strip malls

    A burglary ring is hitting strip malls

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A burglary ring is hitting strip malls and looking for safes to crack-- especially in North Charlotte. For the second time in a month, a team of three men cut phone lines to preventMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A burglary ring is hitting strip malls and looking for safes to crack-- especially in North Charlotte. For the second time in a month, a team of three men cut phone lines to preventMore >>
  • Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man

    Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man. Surveillance pictures from the Food Mart on Central show a man in his late teens or early 20'sMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man. Surveillance pictures from the Food Mart on Central show a man in his late teens or early 20'sMore >>
  • A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte

    A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte. At least ten businesses were robbed in the middle of the night by men using wire cutters, an electric saw, and in one instance,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte. At least ten businesses were robbed in the middle of the night by men using wire cutters, an electric saw, and in one instance,More >>
  • A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint

    A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint. She lives in a new apartment complex, just off North Davidson on Yadkin Street. She had gotten out of her car and locked it,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint. She lives in a new apartment complex, just off North Davidson on Yadkin Street. She had gotten out of her car and locked it,More >>
  • A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder

    A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder. 32-year old Roy Bethea, Jr. was shot and killed in his Marlowe Avenue home in West Charlotte. "It hurts. My heart hurts everyday,"More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder. 32-year old Roy Bethea, Jr. was shot and killed in his Marlowe Avenue home in West Charlotte. "It hurts. My heart hurts everyday,"More >>
  • Myers Park bank robbery begins with Craigslist ad

    Myers Park bank robbery begins with Craigslist ad

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A bank robbery in Myers Park all began with an advertisement on Craigslist. Car thieves located a Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale with the owner out of town. They stole the vehicle. TheMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A bank robbery in Myers Park all began with an advertisement on Craigslist. Car thieves located a Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale with the owner out of town. They stole the vehicle. TheMore >>
  • A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious.

    A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious.

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious. It happened shortly before 5:30PM on a Wednesday inside a store on Central AvenueMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious. It happened shortly before 5:30PM on a Wednesday inside a store on Central AvenueMore >>
  • A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks

    A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks

    A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks. In the past nine months, Crime Stoppers has profiled robberies at six different fast food restaurants.More >>
    A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks. In the past nine months, Crime Stoppers has profiled robberies at six different fast food restaurants.More >>
  • Two armed men assault a clerk and rob a check cashing store in South Charlotte

    Two armed men assault a clerk and rob a check cashing store in South Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a BOLO-- be on the lookout for two armed men who robbed a check cashing store in South Charlotte. The Express Mart isn't and easy place to find. It's tucked behind a gasMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a BOLO-- be on the lookout for two armed men who robbed a check cashing store in South Charlotte. The Express Mart isn't and easy place to find. It's tucked behind a gasMore >>
  • Convenience store robbed 14 times

    Convenience store robbed 14 times

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Clerking at a convenience store has always been fraught with personal danger-- especially when you work at a place that's been robbed 14 times. Lashari Clack is a cashier at theMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Clerking at a convenience store has always been fraught with personal danger-- especially when you work at a place that's been robbed 14 times. Lashari Clack is a cashier at theMore >>
  • Three thugs rob a sandwich shop

    Three thugs rob a sandwich shop

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three thugs rob a sandwich shop. They waited out back while workers in the store were cleaning up at closing time. "The employees were emptying the trash for the end of the night,"More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three thugs rob a sandwich shop. They waited out back while workers in the store were cleaning up at closing time. "The employees were emptying the trash for the end of the night,"More >>
  • North Tryon Street corridor a "rock city"

    North Tryon Street corridor a "rock city"

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The North Tryon Street corridor has become a "rock city." It's where two men are using rocks to break into glass-front businesses and CMPD thinks it's the work of the same people. AtMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The North Tryon Street corridor has become a "rock city." It's where two men are using rocks to break into glass-front businesses and CMPD thinks it's the work of the same people. AtMore >>
  • A violent fast food robbery

    A violent fast food robbery

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There has been a rash of fast food robberies recently in Charlotte. Most are pretty tame. But not all. The Jack-in-the-Box on North Tryon street, near the University area, is openMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There has been a rash of fast food robberies recently in Charlotte. Most are pretty tame. But not all. The Jack-in-the-Box on North Tryon street, near the University area, is openMore >>
  • Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime

    Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime. But not everyone. One crook had to borrow one of the tools of his trade from his victim. It was 10:40PM on a TuesdayMore >>
    Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime. But not everyone. One crook had to borrow one of the tools of his trade from his victim. It was 10:40PM on a TuesdayMore >>
  • Murder in broad daylight

    Murder in broad daylight

    A young man is gunned down on a Sunday afternoon, on a sidewalk and in clear view of anyone walking or driving by.More >>
    A young man is gunned down on a Sunday afternoon, on a sidewalk and in clear view of anyone walking or driving by.More >>
  • Restaurant robbers steal from customers

    Restaurant robbers steal from customers

    Two armed men, working in tandem, are not only robbing fast-food restaurants, they're robbing their customers.
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    Two armed men, working in tandem, are not only robbing fast-food restaurants, they're robbing their customers.
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  • Renewed effort to find Charlotte man's killer

    Renewed effort to find Charlotte man's killer

    Six months after a Charlotte man was murdered over 20-dollars, there is renewed hope to find Matt Hawkins' killer.More >>
    Six months after a Charlotte man was murdered over 20-dollars, there is renewed hope to find Matt Hawkins' killer.More >>
  • Holidays were good for wallet lifters

    Holidays were good for wallet lifters

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays were good for wallet lifters in Charlotte's SouthPark area. CMPD saw a rash of pick pocket thieves preying on people in crowded malls and supermarkets. At the HarrisMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays were good for wallet lifters in Charlotte's SouthPark area. CMPD saw a rash of pick pocket thieves preying on people in crowded malls and supermarkets. At the HarrisMore >>
  • Crimestoppers: Increased reward posted in robbery spree

    Crimestoppers: Increased reward posted in robbery spree

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An increased reward posted for the arrest of Charlotte's one-man crime spree. CMPD now offers $5,000 to stop a man who they believe has robbed at least five establishments in theMore >>
    An increased reward posted for the arrest of Charlotte's one-man crime spree.More >>
  • Beefing up patrols at a strip mall

    Beefing up patrols at a strip mall

    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is beefing up patrols at a strip mall in North Charlotte after gunmen held up the same business twice in the past three weeks. It's a crime that has detectives wondering, whyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is beefing up patrols at a strip mall in North Charlotte after gunmen held up the same business twice in the past three weeks. It's a crime that has detectives wondering, whyMore >>
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