GASTONIA, N.C. – Police in Gastonia are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect in connection with four armed robberies that have happened since Monday.

According to Gastonia Police, the suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-foot-9 and weights between 140 and 170 pounds. Police believe the suspect is behind four armed robberies. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the suspect's identity is asked to call Gastonia Police at 704-861-8000.