Wake County authorities searching for Garner armed robber

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) – The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Dollar General store in Garner Monday night.

Surveillance image of Garner armed robber suspect
Surveillance image of Garner armed robber suspect

The robbery occurred at 9:30 p.m. at the Dollar General located at 3628 Benson Road, authorities said.

A man with short hair standing approximately 5-foot-10 with a heavy build entered the store with a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded the clerk open the cash register. The clerk opened the register and the suspect took an unknown amount of money and fled the scene.

The suspect was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket and dark pants, black gloves and had his face covered with a gray bandana.

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison asked that anyone who might recognize the suspect call 919-856-6911.

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