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Mint Hill Police need your help locating two individuals responsible for an armed robbery at the Walgreens on Lawyers Road last night at 8:49 pm. Officers arrived on the scene and were told by the customers and employees inside Walgreens that both suspects had left the store on foot. The two suspects were described as follows:
Suspect #1: Young black male 18-25 years old, approximately 5’3” tall with a slim build, wearing a black ski mask, green jacket with gold writing on the back, blue jeans and tennis shoes. Suspect had a black in color semiautomatic handgun.
Suspect #2: Young black male 18-25 years old, approximately 5’8” tall with a slim build, wearing a black ski mask, black zip front jacket, red shirt and black pants with white tennis shoes. Suspect had a black in color semiautomatic handgun.
Both suspects entered the store and approached the front counter, demanding money from the cashier. Suspect 1 went behind the counter and forcefully removed the cash drawer, and then stole two cartons of Marlboro cigarettes. Suspect 2 left the store with the drawer from the front counter while suspect 1 went to the cosmetics counter and demanded the money from that drawer as well. Both suspects left on foot traveling southbound towards Lebanon Road.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Garmon at 704-545-1085.