The Statesville Police Department is currently investigating an Armed Robbery at the Exxon store, 1060 Salisbury Rd. On Wednesday evening 11/8/17, just after 6:30 PM, suspect entered the store, pointed a handgun at clerks, bottom half of suspect’s face was covered, appeared to be a young black male, blue/yellow hoodie, jeans. suspect came around counter, suspect took cash from the register and a safe. Suspect then fled. Handgun was described as black with a chrome chamber, with a “1911” look to it. The employees were not injured.
Multiple Officers arrived within 2 minutes, searching the area, however, the suspect was not located. Anyone with information is urged to contact Statesville Police at 704-878-3406, or Iredell Crime stoppers at 704-662-1340, callers can remain anonymous, and a cash reward is possible.