Attempted armed robbery at local 7-Eleven – The four suspects fled the scene before they could steal any money

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police reports that four unknown suspects attempted an armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven convenience store located at 8101 Old Concord Rd around 5:30 a.m. on June 28.                  

Two of the four subjects threatened the employees of the store with a handgun; however, they unable to get away with any cash from the store. No one was injured in the incident.

The four suspects fled the store on foot into the “Newell Crossing” neighborhood, evading the police. Once caught, the suspects will face charges including armed robbery and aggravated assault with a handgun. 

This case is open and the suspects are still at large while CMPD continues to investigate. Anyone with information can contact the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police by dialing 911 or submit anonymous tips online through Crime Stoppers. 7-Eleven did not respond to a request for comment.

This incident follows a series of armed robberies in the University City area. On June 22, a woman was kidnapped and raped at gunpoint and her car was stolen after she escaped her attacker. 

On June 24, a man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of Fitness Connection. The assailant made off with the victim’s car and his belongings. 

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