Man Armed With Gun Robs Boost Mobile Store

SMITHFIELD – Police are searching for a lone suspect who robbed the Boost Mobile store at 1006 N. Brightleaf Boulevard. The armed robbery was reported around 4:00pm Monday.

Police said two employees were working inside the business when the suspect entered and demanded money.  The suspect was armed with a handgun.  He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was described as a black male in his late-20’s or early-30’s, 5 foot 10, 170 pounds, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and red jogging pants.  He was also wearing a mask.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about robbery suspect is asked to contact Smithfield Police at 919-934-2121 or the Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.