Suspect Wanted In Armed Robbery Of A Statesville KFC

STATESVILLE, NC — Police are trying to identify the man they say robbed a KFC at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

According to reports, the suspect grabbed an employee who had just arrived to work and forced them inside the KFC on Salisbury Road at gunpoint. The employee emptied the safe and the suspect took off.

The employee was not injured during the robbery.

Police say the suspect is a male wearing a green jacket,  grey pants, grey or brown shoes, and a ball cap over what appeared to be a black wig.  He was also armed with a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call Statesville Police at 704-878-3406, or Iredell Crime stoppers at 704-662-1340.