He then told the store clerk that "this is a robbery" and demanded money.
The suspect held his hand in a pullover hoodie as if he had a gun hidden in the pocket. The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of money and called 911 for help.
The suspect is described as a white man that stands about 5' 9" tall. He has a small body frame with sandy brown hair.
He was last seen wearing a green hoodie with a light gray shirt underneath and a dark grey pair of sweat pants. He was last seen leaving the Kangaroo on foot toward North Main Street in Spring Lake.
Anyone who can identify this suspect is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500.