Around 7am today, a black male driving a dark colored Nissan SUV entered the Valero gas station in Hildebran located at 400 South Center Street and approached the clerk. The suspect demanded money from the register . After receiving the money, the suspect left the store in the direction of I40. No weapon was produced during the incident.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6 ft. fall, wearing a Carolina Panthers mask, multicolored Tommy Hilfiger jacket and was driving a dark colored Nissan SUV.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500 or Morganton/Burke Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333. All Crimestoppers tips are anonymous, and anyone with information leading to an arrest may receive a cash reward.