Robbery Suspect Accused Of Punching Employee At Metropolitan Target

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are searching for a man accused of pulling out a knife and punching a loss prevention employee during a robbery at the Target on Metropolitan Avenue.

Officers were called to the store around 2pm on July 14th.  The suspect is accused of entering the business and attempting to leave the store without paying for merchandise.  Police say the suspect displayed a knife and then punched a loss prevention employee when he was approached.

Anyone with information about this case or that can identify the suspect is asked to call 911.  The public can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.