Photos Released Of Suspect Wanted For Hardee’s Robbery

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office has released photos of a man wanted for the robbery of the manager at a local Hardee’s restaurant.

Last Wednesday morning, June 12th, the manager at Hardee’s at 11959 Highway 210, Benson, near the I-40 intersection, arrived at work at 3:10AM.   As she was walking towards the front door she was approached by a man armed with a handgun.  The gunman forced the employee to open the door and turn off the alarm system. The robber then removed an undisclosed amount of money from a safe.  He then forced the victim into a cooler before he fled on foot.

Deputies responded with a K-9 unit which tracked the suspect to a nearby location where they believe a getaway vehicle was parked.

Anyone with information about the robbery at Hardee’s on Highway 210 near I-40 is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000. Callers may remain anonymous.