Gunman robs Sonic Drive In

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Authorities are searching for a man suspected of robbing a local restaurant after closing.

According to police reports, a manager was in the parking lot of the Sonic Drive In on Sunset Avenue shortly before midnight when he was approached by a gunman. The suspect reportedly threatened the manager with a handgun and ran west from the restaurant with an undisclosed amount of money. The manager was not injured.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 black man with medium complexion, between 20 and 23 years old and wearing a red and gray jacket. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.