Police Looking For Armed Robbery Suspect In Hickory

HICKORY, NC — Police are trying to find the suspect they say robbed a Speedway gas station at gunpoint Thursday night.

The crime happened around 8:52pm at the store on N. Center Street. Police say the suspect pulled a handgun before demanding money and then forcing the clerk into a back room.

The suspect reported escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say the suspect is a black male around 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a green camouflage jacket, dark mask, white and black tennis shoes and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.