• CMPD says 2 Cook Out robberies in area connected


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for help identifying a robber after a Cook Out was robbed Monday.

    Around 7:05 a.m., a man entered the restaurant on Sardis Road North, according to police. The man, armed with a gun, demanded money from employees. He then fled the scene with the employee's money in an unknown vehicle.

    The man is described as a dark-skinned man, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall. He has a medium build and about 25 years old. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, a black and polka dot bandana across his face and gloves. The robber was carrying a light blue duffel bag.

    Police say the robbery appears to be connected to an armed robbery of a Cook Out in Denver, N.C.

    Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. To learn more about the Crime Stoppers mobile app, visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.

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