FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Contact: Cindy Wallace, CMPD Public Affairs
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects in the attached photographs. The suspects are believed to be involved in two Armed Robberies from Businesses.
On April 17, 2016, an armed male subject entered the Los Reyes Mini Mart, located at 7701 Sharon Lakes Road in the Steele Creek Division, and demanded money from several people inside of the business. The suspect fired one shot into the floor of the business and fled on foot.
On April 22, 2016, two Hispanic males entered the Rodriquez Supermarket located at 1409 Eastway Drive and demanded money from the business. One suspect was armed with a handgun and fired a shot into the floor of the business and fled on foot.
The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’4”, last seen wearing a red hoodie, black pants with cargo pockets, black Adidas sneakers, with a white cloth over his face, and dark sunglasses.
The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5’4”, medium/average build, last seen wearing a black hoodie, and black pants.
Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. To learn more about the Crime Stoppers mobile app, please visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case please refer to CMPD report numbers 2016-0417-1443-02 and 2016-0422-2109-00.