Winston-Salem Police: Man Jumps Store Counter Takes Cash, Cigarettes, Beer

11:33 AM, Jun 19, 2013   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC-- Police officers in Winston-Salem are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a clerk after jumping over the counter in the store.

Officers were dispatched to the BP station on North Point Boulevard on Wednesday around 12:40am for an armed robbery call. The clerk told police a man came inside pointed a gun and jumped over the counter.

Once he was on the other side of the counter, the clerk said she gave him money from the register. The man also took two packs of Newport cigarettes from the rack and yanked out the phone line, the clerk reported. The victim also said as the suspect was leaving he jumped back over the counter and took a six pack of beer. 

He was last seen traveling west on North Point Blvd. toward Bethabara Rd. Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at: (336)727-2800.

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