Police: Mooresville, Cornelius & Troutman robberies may be connected


Pictured above: Images from the Cornelius Police Department of an individual and vehicle the agency says was involved in a recent robbery. The Mooresville Police Department says both appear to match a Sunday robbery at the West Plaza Drive Circle K. – Submitted photos


MOORESVILLE, NC: At approximately 9:13 p.m., on Sunday, March 17, an armed robbery was reported at Circle K convenience store on West Plaza Drive. Employees of the business stated a male entered the business armed with a silver colored handgun. The male suspect encountered an employee at the front counter, demanded money, then left with an undetermined amount of cash/change.

The suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male wearing gloves, dark clothing, dark pants, a light-colored mask or bandana, and dark hoodie/shirt with writing on the back. The suspect has a very slim build and is approximately 5’6” or 5’7” in height. The suspect left on foot and entered a red passenger vehicle which left traveling south on Talbert Road. The vehicle make appears to be a Chevrolet passenger car.

Also, Troutman and Cornelius had similar robberies during this time frame and could possibly be connected. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information should contact Detective Ciccarelli with the Mooresville Police Department at 704-664-3311.

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