LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – A man who was armed with a handgun robbed Mossberg Sanitation, located at 1312 East 5th Street in Lumberton, and stole an employee's vehicle Tuesday at around 10:30 a.m., according to a press release from the Lumberton Police Department.
The employee was the only person in the business during the time of the robbery, the release states.
After robbing the business, the suspect fled the scene in the employee's 2011 grey Chrysler 300.
Lumberton police said the vehicle was recovered just outside the city limits. It was hidden behind a vacant building.
The suspect is described as a black man who is approximately 5-feet-5-inches to 5-feet-8-inches tall and slim-built. The man also had his face covered with a mask.
The Lumberton Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating this suspect. If anyone has any information, call 910-671-3845.