CMPD seeks 2 for Friday gas station hold-up

CMPD seeks 2 for Friday gas station hold-up

Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Photo taken from surveillance

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by ELIZABETH THOMAS / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 9:52 AM

Updated Monday, May 13 at 10:09 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are looking for two men involved in an armed robbery early Friday morning.

Police say two men inquired about purchasing alcohol around 6:30 Friday morning at the Gate Station in the 4700 block of Monroe Road. The clerk informed the men that alcohol purchases couldn't be made until 7 a.m. Then, police say, the two suspects waited for customers to leave the store, then approached the clerk, displayed handguns and demanded cash.

(Click here to view photos of the suspects from surveillance)

Suspect number one is described as approximately 25-years-old, 5-foot-9 tall, 170 pounds, with dark skin, short-cut hair, wearing a black hat with a shiny sticker on the brim, black sunglasses, black t-shirt and blue jeans with a design on the back pockets.

The second suspect is described as 24-years-old, 6-foot-2 or a bit taller, 175 pounds, with long dreadlocks, wearing all black clothing and a black White Sox baseball cap with the stickers still on the brim.

If you have any information that may assist law enforcement in this case, please call (704) 334-1600.

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