MONROE, N.C. -- Monroe Police are investigating an armed robbery at Joes's Monroe Discount Beverage that occurred late Monday night.
Police say a man entered the store at about 20 minutes before midnight Monday, brandished a firearm and demanded the store clerk hand over money.
The suspect, who's described as a black male wearing a light gray hoodie, dark pants, white shoes with black bottoms and a black head cover, made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Monroe Police say the suspect fled on food.
If you have any information that may assist law enforcement in this case, please call Union County Crime Stoppers at (704) 283-5600.