Convenience Store Robbed

No injuries were reported Sunday night following a robbery at a Johnston County convenience store.

It happened around 10:45pm at the Speedway on Highway 42 near I-40.

Johnston County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell said the clerk opened the register for a transaction and the suspect reached over the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 30 years of age, wearing a dark coat and beige pants. He was last seen running on foot towards some apartments behind the business.

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