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Police looking for armed robber

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MINT HILL, NC (WBTV) -

Police in Mint Hill are looking for a man they say robbed a local store.

The robbery happened Friday just after 9:30 p.m. at the Walgreens on Lawyers Road in Mint Hill, police said.

When officers responded to the call they spoke with employees who stated that a tall black male came in the store and went to the registers demanding money.

He was wearing a dark bluish-gray hoodie, baggy blue jeans, tennis shoes, and was wearing black gloves. He was armed with a large black handgun, the official report states.

Before leaving the store, the robber grabbed a purse that was sitting on the counter. Nothing was taken from Walgreens.

Please contact Mint Hill Police at 704-545-1085 or Police Dispatch at 704-847-5555 with any information on this incident.

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