Gunman robs manager, customers at Internet cafe
Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 19, 2012
SALISBURY — Police said a man walked in to the Salisbury Internet Cafe on South Main Street Wednesday night and pointed a gun at customers.
Two people were inside the cafe about 10:50 p.m. when the gunman walked in and demanded money, a Salisbury Police report said.
The man fired a shot in the air and took money from patrons and the business. Police have not yet disclosed the amount taken.
Salisbury Police Capt. Melanie Thompson said the gunman was described as a black man in his 20s. He was wearing a red bandana, a blue zip up hoodie and blue jeans, the report said.
Witnesses told police the man was about 5-foot-9 and 140 pounds.
Cash was the only thing taken, Thompson said. She described it as a “small amount.”
Investigators ask anyone with information to contact the Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.