APD requests public assistance to identify suspects in Hendersonville armed robbery

Press release from Asheville Police Department:

Asheville, NC (June 20, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to identify two suspects involved in an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday, June 18 at 6:30 a.m. at the Citi Stop (1361 Patton Avenue). A male subject wearing a dark hoodie with a white eagle emblem, light brown jeans, work style boots, a ball cap and a black bandanna entered the store, produced a pistol and demanded money and lottery tickets. The suspect fled the scene in a black four door vehicle with $379 in cash, $420 worth of lottery tickets and 8 packs of Marlboro cigarettes.

At approximately 11:20 a.m. a white female cashed in $390 of the lottery tickets at Norms Minit Mart in Hendersonville. The female was seen entering and exiting the same black four door vehicle.

If anyone has any information on the identities or whereabouts of these individuals they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

Citi Stop Suspect Vehicle Citi Stop Suspect 2 Citi Stop Suspect 1

About Virginia Daffron
Managing editor, lover of mountains, native of WNC. Follow me @virginiadaffron

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.