EDENTON — The Edenton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving an armed robbery that occurred Saturday evening at a residence in the 400 block of East Queen Street, just east of downtown.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a medium build and possibly having a mustache. Police said the suspect was wearing a black hooded jacket with black pants.
Police said the suspect forced his way into the residence while an occupant was exiting, pulled out a handgun, demanded money and ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police said the robbery occurred at approximately 10 p.m. The Elizabeth City Police Department assisted with a K-9 track that ended a block from the residence.
The Edenton Police Department is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to the identity and arrest of the suspect.
Anyone with any information about the robber is urged to phone Edenton Police Sgt. Laura Wilkins at 482-9884 or 482-5144. Information from callers will be held in confidence.