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Jacksonville Police: Armed robber at large

By WCTI Staff
Published On: May 14 2013 11:37:33 AM CDT
Updated On: May 14 2013 12:43:30 PM CDT
JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

The Jacksonville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying an armed robbery suspect.

According to investigators, the suspect took out his gun and demanded money from a clerk at Go Gas, located at 257 S. Marine Blvd. Police did not say when the robbery happened or how much money the suspect got away with.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'6'' or 5'7'' with brown eyes and noticeable yellowing around his irises. He also had a southern accent, police said. The suspect was wearing a dark hat, a dark jacket zipped up around his face, and dark jeans.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Detective Barbara Evanson at 910-938-6405 or bevanson@ci.jacksonville.nc.us. Crime Stoppers of Onslow County is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 910-938-3273. Callers can remain anonymous.