Sheriff’s Office: Hickory man stole cigarettes from store, saying he had a gun

  
Gregory Glisson Junior – Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

PRESS RELEASE

Sheriff Darren Campbell said: On June 25, 2017 Deputies and Detectives responded to a reported Armed Robbery at the Dollar General Store on Taylorsville Hwy, Stony Point N.C. Soon Upon arrival the scene was secured and Deputies began to search the area for the suspect and Detectives began to speak with potential witnesses.

It was determined the suspect had entered the store and soon afterwards began speaking with the clerk. He ask for some cigarettes and then told the clerk this was a robbery and said he had a gun. The clerk gave the suspect case from the drawer and he fled on foot from the store. Soon into the investigation it was discovered the man had attempted to get a ride to the Hickory area, even asking to use a phone to call someone. When the man could not reach anyone he displayed a gun and demanded a ride. The men refused and the suspect again ran on foot.

Evidence gathered during the investigation led Detectives to potential witnesses in Hickory. After conducting multiple interviews the suspect was identified as Gregory Allen Glisson Jr, White Male born March 20th, 1990. Glisson has an outstanding warrant out of Hickory and is a convicted Felon. His criminal history shows Breaking and Entering charges, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Probation violation, Felony Larceny, possession of Stolen Goods, Carrying Concealed Weapon and a past Fugitive Warrant out of Florida.

Gregory Allen Glisson Jr. was located in Hickory shortly after midnight. After a brief chase Gregory Glisson was taken into custody.

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has charged Gregory Glisson with Felony Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.

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