Man wanted in Caldwell County armed robbery

Man wanted in Caldwell County armed robbery
Credit: Caldwell County Sheriff's Office
Credit: Caldwell County Sheriff's Office
Credit: Caldwell County Sheriff's Office
Credit: Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV ) - A man is wanted for robbing a convenience store in Caldwell County Thursday morning.

According to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, the robbery occurred at Pappy's Market on Dudley Shoals Road shortly after the business opened at 7 a.m. The clerk told deputies that a man came into the store carrying a long rifle. The robber took property and then reportedly forced the clerk into a back room.

The man fled the scene in a white sedan, deputies say. Deputies say the vehicle the robber was in had left heading towards the Five Points Intersection near Granite Falls.

The robber was wearing a green polo shirt under a reversible "work type" jacket with a camouflage pattern on the inside and lime green on the outside. Deputies say the man was also wearing a gray hoodie over his head which covered a part of his face.

No one was injured in the robbery.

If you have any information, you can call Crime Stoppers at 828-758-8300.

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