The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a robbery earlier this week. On Monday (December 3) at approximately 1:15 p.m., an unknown person entered Friendly Arcade on Highway 70 in Drexel with a firearm, pointed it at the store employee and demanded money.
The suspect fled in a vehicle with an unknown amount of money. Photos of the suspect and vehicle from surveillance can be seen with this story. 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.