The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of a suspect in Thursday’s armed robbery.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store in Union Grove on Thursday.

Deputies were dispatched to Knight’s BP on West Memorial Highway just off Interstate 77 for a reported armed robbery Thursday morning, according to an ICSO news release.

After deputies arrived, they secured the scene and immediately downloaded surveillance camera footage while they interviewed the clerk who was robbed, Sheriff Darren Campbell said in the news release.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned, Black male. He is 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 and weighs 260 to 300 pounds. He was wearing a black mask with lots of facial hair showing, all black clothing and Vans-type shoes.

The suspect vehicle is a dark gray Kia sedan possibly an Optima with plastic covering on the roof.

Anyone who has information about the vehicle or suspect is asked to call the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3100.

Suspect Photos

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