Police trying to identify man in armed robbery in west Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Family Dollar in west Charlotte was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for help identifying the suspect in a robbery at Family Dollar in the 9100 block of Samlen Ln.

According to police, the suspect entered the store and robbed the business at gunpoint. He fled the scene in a new burgundy 2-door car.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion. Police say he is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black knit hat, red shirt, black jeans, and a bright green safety vest.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 7004-344-1600.

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