Mint Hill Police responded to China Express II (3607 Matthews-Mint Hill Road) on Tuesday in reference to an armed robbery. Employees at the restaurant stated that a black male, approximately 17-18 years of age, entered the store and produced a small black handgun. The black male then demanded the employee empty the cash register. The suspect left the restaurant and drove away in a black in color, two door Honda Civic. The suspect headed towards Charlotte on Idlewild Road. The suspect is described as being approximately 5’4” tall with a slim build. The suspect was dressed in all black, including a black hooded sweatshirt and a black bandana covering his face.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Garmon at 704-545-1085. Information can be given anonymously.