Suspect Wanted By Benson Police

Benson Police need help identifying a suspect wanted for the theft of a gun from a Downtown Business.

At 10:24am last Friday, February 24th, a black male entered A Coin and Gun Shop located at 307 South Walton Avenue.  While the owner was distracted, the suspect reached over the front counter, stole a Taurus .38 caliber revolver and placed it in his pocket. The suspect then left in an older model blue passenger car.

The suspect was described as having a heavy build, wearing a white-speckled short sleeve shirt with a large image on the front, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the Benson Police Department at 919-894-2091.