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Monday, 21 May 2018 13:43

RRPD probes Sheetz robbery

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Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Sheetz early Saturday morning.

No one was hurt and Chief Chuck Hasty said an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

The robbery occurred around 1 a.m. when staff reported a man entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the cashier.

The clerk complied and the man fled the store.

The suspect wore a black hooded jacket or sweatshirt and a black bandana covered his face.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Investigator G.L. Williams at 252-533- 2821 or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.

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