BURLINGTON, NC---- At 6:39 AM, Burlington Police responded to a robbery call at the Family Dollar at 516 N Church St.

As an employee was opening the store, she was approached by the suspect and he insinuated he had a weapon.

The suspect forced the employee into the store and took an undisclosed amount of cash.

The employee described the suspect as a male wearing all dark clothing with his face and hands covered.

The suspect is believed to be 6’0”, 180 Lbs.

After taking the money the suspect fled out the back of the store in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to notify the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500 or Burlington/Alamance Crimestoppers at (336)229-7100.

For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or text 8398 to 274637 for a text-a-tip method, both with possible cash rewards.

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