SPD looking for two suspects who robbed The Pop Shoppe Saturday

Published 3:55 pm Monday, November 13, 2017

Staff report

SALISBURY — Two men stole 60 cartons of cigarettes from The Pop Shoppe at 1831 W. Innes St. early Saturday, according to the Salisbury Police Department.

Two suspects entered the store at 2:50 a.m., police said. One walked near the office, circled the store and walked out. The other tried to use a debit card that would not process, then walked out.

The first suspect came back in, went to the office, picked up two boxes of cigarettes and started to walk out of the store. A clerk confronted him.

The man dropped the boxes, reached for his waist and said he had a gun. The clerk backed away, and the robber picked up the boxes and ran out.

The second man was waiting in a dark colored Chevrolet Impala. The men left the parking lot traveling east on West Innes Street.

The first suspect is described as a black man with blond-tipped dreads. He has a medium build and was wearing a black hoodie, dark green jeans and white sneakers.

The second suspect was described as black man wearing a gray hoodie and dark jeans.

Anyone with information about this case should contact the Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or CrimeStoppers at 866-639-5245.

Tips may also be submitted online at http:/tips.salisburyrowancrimestoppers.org.