Winston-Salem, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police officers are investigating an armed robbery that happened inside a gas station.
A clerk at the Citgo on North Glenn Avenue called police after she said a man came into the store and robbed the business at gunpoint. According to the clerk, she locked the front door and started mopping the floor and at some point, the clerk said a man was able to get one of the doors open.
The suspect then pulled a gun and demanded money. After getting an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect ran off.
Police used a K-9 to try to find the man, but were unsuccessful.
Winston-Salem Police said a Family Dollar on Old Rural Hall Road reported a similar suspect description on an attempted robbery there Tuesday night.
The Winston-Salem Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding these crimes to contact Crime Stoppers at (336)727-2800.