SCARY VIDEO: Man points gun at head of NC dollar store clerk

Robbery at a Dollar Tree in Fayetteville Monday. (CBS North Carolina)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville Police have released images of a man who robbed a business at gunpoint Monday, with the video capturing frightening images of the robber pointing a gun at the head of the worker.

The robbery happened at 9 p.m. at the Dollar Tree at 700 S. Reilly Road. A man approached the cash register as if he was going to make a purchase and then produced a pistol and demanded money, the Fayetteville Police said.

The man, who had a cell phone to his ear throughout the robbery, forced the store clerk to pull out a cash drawer and then put money in a bag he supplied. During the incident he also waved the gun around the store.

The man is described as being between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-9, weighing 150 pounds and being in his late 20s to early 30s.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Detective Southerland with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-1851 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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