The Mint Hill Police Department received a report someone possibly impersonating a police officer last Saturday at approximately 10 am. The victim stated that he was traveling on Lebanon Road and attempted to turn around in a construction area. As the victim was attempting to turn around he was approached by the suspect. The suspect pointed a gun at the victim and stated “You know I can arrest you right now.” The victim went on to say that the suspect then stated, “I can shoot you right now.”
After the encounter the victim stated the male got back into his vehicle and left the area in an older (94-97 model) tan Mercedes with Illinois registration plates. According to the victim the suspect did not have blue lights in the vehicle. The victim only got the last four digits of the tag (???-2747). The suspect was described as a black male approximately 6-feet-tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a dark blue police uniform. The suspect had a white T-shirt and bullet proof vest under his uniform. The suspect was also wearing a duty belt and pointed a black pistol at the victim.
Anyone with any information should call the detective bureau of the Mint Hill Police Department at (704) 545-1085.