• West Charlotte Boost Mobile store robbed at knifepoint

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police are searching for the man they said robbed the Boost Mobile store on Wilkinson Boulevard on Sunday.

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    The suspect, armed with a knife, walked into the store around noon and demanded money before walking out.


    (Surveillance image of the thief)

    In surveillance video from inside the store, the man can be seen pointing a knife at the employee and ordering her away from the register. He then grabs something before forcing her to walk to the front of the store with him, and then he walks out the door.

    The employee inside the store at the time was not hurt, police said.


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