Hickory Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened early Wednesday morning (Oct. 25th) at Boost Mobile, 2501 Springs Road NE in Hickory. Shortly before 8 AM the clerk reported that the suspect came into the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money, took money from the store and left.
The suspect is a black male, approximately 5’ 8”, with some facial hair, estimated to be 20-30 years old. He was wearing a white construction hardhat, sunglasses, a bandage across his nose, a black hoodie, red shirt, faded blue jeans and white tennis shoes. According to the clerk, the suspect appeared to have a disability with his right leg, causing his right foot to turn out at a severe angle as he walked. His right leg also appeared to be significantly smaller than his left.
Anyone with information regarding this on-going investigation is encouraged to call the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.
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