Surveillance Shows Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted In Catawba County

CONOVER, NC — The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office has released surveillance images of a man wanted for armed robbery early Friday morning.

The crime happened just before 6:30am at the Whistle Stop Convenience Store on Emmanuel Church Road. Deputies say the suspect entered the store with a firearm, demanded money and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was gone before deputies could arrive, but officials say some of the cash has been recovered.

Deputies say they are looking for a light skinned male wearing a green jacket, black pants, a dark colored satchel bag, and a dark colored hat and scarf.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office at 828-464-5241.