Greenville Police investigating armed robbery, may be linked to others

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville Police are investigating an armed robbery.

Officers responded to the Speedway in the 500 block of Greenville Boulevard around 9:15 Monday night. Police said a black male suspect with dreadlocks, wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a bandana, entered the store and robbed the clerk at gunpoint. He then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

The clerk was not injured, and no one else was in the store.

The case is still under investigation and detectives are looking into the possibility this armed robbery could be connected to other armed robberies in our area in recent days. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greenville Police Department, 252.329.4315 or Crime Stoppers, 252.758.7777. Crime Stoppers offers up to a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. You can remain anonymous.

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