The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, robbed the store and fled on foot.
The suspect is described as an African American man in his twenties with medium to dark complexion. He stands about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs between 215 and 230 pounds. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has other information that might assist the investigation is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at (919) 890-3555 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 226 CRIME.