• Police: Man tries to stab clerk with screwdriver during Family Dollar robbery


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police need the public’s help in identifying the man suspected of robbing the Family Dollar on South Tryon Street.

    Authorities said the suspect is a 30-year-old black man, about 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing more than 300 pounds, with a mustache and goatee.

    Investigators said he pretended to buy something at the store and then tried to stab the clerk with a screwdriver.

    Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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