Police release sketch in store clerk shooting

March 5, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
Wake Forest Police have released a sketch of the man wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting on February 29.

Police said the suspect entered the Quality Food Mart on Main Street, shot store clerk Samir Patel once in the abdomen area, and left with an undisclosed amount of currency.

According to recent information obtained by the police department, the suspect is a black male in his early 20s, standing 5'9" ? 6' tall, weighing 180-200 pounds with gold teeth and shoulder-length dreadlocks.

He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans with gold embroidery, a red shirt with gold and silver writing, and a black hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Wake Forest Police Department at (919) 556-9111. Callers may remain anonymous.