Arrest made in string of Harris Teeter robberies

Arrest made in string of Harris Teeter robberies

Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Andrew Clyburn

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by ELIZABETH THOMAS / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 2:27 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 3:42 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --  A Crime Stoppers tip led investigators with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department to an arrest in two Harris Teeter robberies.

Officials have arrested Andrew Clyburn, 42, for the October 18 and November 8 robberies at the Harris Teeter in the 2200 block of West WT Harris Boulevard. 

In both cases, police say Clyburn handed a cashier a note demanding money. Authorities say Clyburn had his hand in his jacket pocket making both victims believe he had a gun.

In both incidents, Clyburn was able to flee the scene.

Clyburn faces robbery with a dangerous weapon and common law robbery. 

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