Top Dawg Sweapstakes robbery suspect

Suspect being sought in armed robbery in University City Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the photograph who is responsible for an armed robbery.
On Thursday, March 02, 2017, at 11:05 p.m., the suspect entered the Top Dawg Sweapstakes, located at 6316 Old Sugar Creek Road, in the University City Division.  The suspect brandished a firearm while demanding property from the victim business.  During the robbery the suspect fired his weapon, no one was injured.  Once the suspect obtained the property he fled the scene.  
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’1”, thin build with shoulder length dreadlocks, goatee, and was wearing glasses.  He was last seen wearing a black hat, black hoodie and black sweatpants.  
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, please visit