Pinetops police release more details in reference to Dollar General robbery

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Pinetops NC Police

PINETOPS, N.C. (WNCT) Police have released more details in reference to a robbery at a Dollar General in Pinetops.

The Pinetops Police Department said the suspect vehicle was seen circling the block in Pinetops and was in the area that the suspect ran.

Pinetops police contacted Detective Revis with the Sharpsburg Police Department and got information that the same suspect robbed the Dollar General in Sharpsburg Thursday at 9:13 p.m.

Officials said that allegedly the suspect is working with a driver and they drove from Sharpsburg to Pinetops.


PINETOPS, N.C. (WNCT) Pinetops Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly robbed a Dollar General at gunpoint on Thursday.

Police say on Thursday, a suspect entered the Dollar General, located at 315 East Hamlet Street, displayed a gun and demanded money from the store clerk.

According to investigators, the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and ran away towards 6th Street.

Investigators described the suspect as a black male, with small and skinny build, and hair that may have short dreadlocks.

The suspect was wearing white shirts wrapped around his head, a black long-sleeve shirt or pull-over, tan or light grey pants, grey or tan and black tennis shoes.

A reward will be offered for information leading to a conviction. All tips are kept confidential. Call Chief Harrell or Detective/Sergeant Brown at 252-827-5014 or 252-813-9680.

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