Photo of suspect from the store's surveillance cameras. (Source: NHCSO)
You can see the suspect pointing his gun at the clerk. He covered his face with a bandana. (Source: NHCSO)
Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department set up a perimeter in the area of Carolina Beach Rd and Silver Lake Rd to investigate the crime.
The man got away on foot down Silver Lake Road.
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are investigating reports of an armed robbery at the Silver Lake Market on Carolina Beach Rd. Thursday night around 9:00.
According to Sgt. Augst, a man who covered his face with a red bandana pointed a revolver at the store's clerk and demanded money.
Officials said the man ran away on Silver Lake Road with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Authorities set up a perimeter and used the K9 unit to try to find the suspect but had no success in finding him.
Deputies released photos from the surveillance cameras. They hope someone will come forward with information that will lead to the arrest of a suspect.