Gunman robs ABC Store


From Staff Reports

Saturday, August 17, 2019

The Rocky Mount Police Department has just released information about a commercial robbery of a Rocky Mount ABC Store.

Police responded to the incident about 8:51 p.m. on Aug. 10. A man reportedly entered the ABC Store #8 on the 1300 block of Westwood Drive moments before brandishing a handgun at a store clerk and a customer and stealing more than $3,000 in cash, according to police reports.

Sgt. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said the suspect was described as a heavyset black man about 5-feet, 7-inches tall wearing a red shirt or red bandanna on his face and a camouflage scarf around his head.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact police at 252-972-1411 or Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.