Burlington, NC -- Police in Burlington are investigating a robbery that happened around 11:30 Thursday morning.
The victim told police that an unknown person asked for a cigarette. As the victim was giving the person a cigarette, the man pulled a knife and robbed them.
The alleged robbery happened in the 900 block of S. Lexington Ave. in Burlington. The victim gave the suspect money and was not injured in the incident.
The suspect was last seen running west on S. Lexington Ave.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500 or Burlington/Alamance Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.