Assistance needed to identify suspect in armed robberies in Buncombe and Henderson counties

Press release from the City of Asheville and the Asheville Police Department:

The Asheville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect. On the evening of Sunday, Nov. 13, and early morning of Monday, Nov. 14, three armed robberies occurred at the following restaurants: McDonald’s located at 800 Brevard Rd. in Asheville, Subway located at 45 Old Village Rd. in Hendersonville and Burger King located at 1815 Four Seasons Blvd. in Hendersonville. Investigators are seeking information regarding a suspect described as a bi-racial male wearing a black hoodie, black pants and in possession of a silver handgun. No injuries occurred as a result of these robberies, and no vehicle description is available at this time.

Anyone with information on any of these robberies is asked to contact one of the following agencies:

Asheville Police Department: (828) 252-1110
Henderson County Sheriff’s Office: (828) 697-4912
Hendersonville Police Department: (828) 697-3025

About Thomas Calder
Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. His writing has appeared in Gulf Coast, the Miracle Monocle, Juked and elsewhere. His debut novel, The Wind Under the Door, is now available.

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