Armed Robbery Reported At Advance Auto Store

No injuries were reported Monday night after a gunman robbed a local auto parts business. It happened at 8:28pm at Advance Auto Parts at 5992 Highway 42 West near the I-40 interchange outside of Clayton.

Johnston County Sheriff’s Detective Lt. Mike Carson said a lone male wearing a mask entered the business and at gunpoint demanded money.  The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was described as a black male, 6 foot tall, with a skinny build. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with white sleeves and black pants.  The gunman fled on foot. There were no injuries.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000.