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



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.