Police: Suspect Wanted For Robbery Of Gastonia Business

GASTONIA, N.C. — The Gastonia Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect that robbed a business on June 26.

Police responded to Castle Auto, located on East Franklin Boulevard, around 3:30 p.m. in regards to a robbery. The suspect was captured on surveillance video being dropped off and picked up by a white 2019-2020 Nissan Altima, with rear damage to the vehicle.

The wanted suspect has been described as a Black man, possible around 25 to 30 years old, 5’8” to 5’9” tall and weighing 180 – 190 pounds.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the incident is asked to call Detective M.B. Watts at 704-866-6885.