Winston-Salem, NC -- Police are looking for a man who robbed a Family Dollar store in Winston-Salem Friday morning.
Officers responded to the store at 631 Peters Creek Parkway around 10:45 am.
Investigators said the man covered the lower part of his face with a black rag and showed an employee a handgun in his waistband.
He was last seen taking the money east on Academy Street toward Granville Drive, according to the police department. Officers used a police K-9, which led them to the 700 block of Granville Drive before losing the scent.
Police described the robber as a 5'7" black man, weighing about 225 pounds with short hair and a beard.
Police are still investigating this incident and ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 773-7700.