Mint Hill officers were dispatched at 9:36 p.m. Friday to Walgreens at 9209 Lawyers Road, in reference to an armed robbery in progress.
When officers arrived, they spoke with employees who stated a tall black man, wearing a dark bluish-gray hoodie, baggy blue jeans, tennis shoes and black gloves entered the store and went to the registers demanding money.
The man was armed with a large black handgun.
He also grabbed a purse sitting on the counter on his way out of the store.
Nothing was taken from Walgreens.
Contact Mint Hill Police at 704-545-1085 or Police Dispatch at 704-847-5555 with any information on this incident.