Police: Masked man robs Family Dollar full of customers


STATESVILLE, N.C. - A man is facing more than half a dozen charges after police said he robbed a Family Dollar full of customers.

Statesville police said Stanley Cowan entered the store on Shelton Avenue Wednesday armed and wearing a black mask.

Shoppers told police he hit one person and pushed another to the ground before taking off with an entire cash drawer.

Police said they caught up with Cowan a few blocks away while he still had the cash drawer.