Police search for suspect in robbery

From Staff Reports

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Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint early Saturday morning.

A clerk at L&L Food Stores, 4101 Sunset Ave., called police after a gunman entered the store shortly after she opened, demanded money and cigarettes then fled in a light-colored four-door sedan. No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-8 black man with a dark complexion, weighing 150 pounds and wearing a black or gray hooded sweatshirt and a mask. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.