Woman Robbed In Restaurant Parking Lot

Johnston County deputies, with the assistance of a Smithfield Police K-9 searched unsuccessfully Monday night for an armed robber at the I-40/NC42 interchange.

JCSO-Robbery-2Around 6:40pm, a 35 year-old Clayton woman was sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Burger King on Commerce Parkway when a white female wearing a hoodie approached the vehicle and at gunpoint robbed the victim of an undisclosed amount of money, according to Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell.

Authorities searched the area for the female robbery suspect but could not locate the individual. Anyone with information about the holdup is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000. Photos by John Payne