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Police looking for man wanted in connection to Cook Out robberies

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Police in Charlotte are asking for the public's help in identifying a man thought to be connected to the robbery of several fast food restaurants around the area.

On Monday, Jan. 13, at approximately 7:05 a.m., the armed suspect fired a weapon at the front glass door to gain entry into the Cook Out located at 1815 Sardis Road North, according to the news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. 

Police say once inside, the suspect demanded money from employees. After obtaining money from the business he then fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.  There were no injuries reported during this robbery. 

The suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid 20's, between 5'8" – 6'0" tall, medium build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, a black and white polka dot bandana across his face and he was wearing gloves. 

The suspect should be considered Armed and Dangerous.

This incident appears to be connected to the armed robberies of three other Cook Out restaurants in Denver, Indian Trail, and Salisbury. 

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Armed Robbery Unit are coordinating their investigation with the other affected jurisdictions to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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