Narcotics stolen in armed robbery at Walgreens in Belmont

Narcotics stolen in armed robbery at Walgreens in Belmont
Source: Fred Craft WBTV
Source: Fred Craft WBTV
Source: Fred Craft WBTV
Source: Fred Craft WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An unknown man with a handgun robbed a Walgreens early Saturday morning, Belmont police say.

No one was injured.

The incident occurred at the Walgreens Pharmacy at 6802 Wilkinson Boulevard. Police say a black male walked up to the pharmacy, jumped the counter with a handgun and stole an unknown quantity of narcotics.

The suspect fled on foot and police believe he was picked up by a vehicle waiting nearby.

He is described by police as a black male in his early thirties wearing a black pullover that says "Punisher" and blue denim jeans. They say he had a cover over his face.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lieutenant J. B. Davis at 704-829-4037 or Detective M. Stroupe at 704-829-4032.

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