Police said the suspect robbed a man leaving a tobacco store in the 3300 block of Village Drive early Friday morning.
According to detectives, the suspect grabbed the victim and put a gun to his head. He then robbed the victim and hit him in the head with the gun.
The suspect fled the scene in a 4-door gold colored sedan with a missing hubcap.
The suspect is described as a light-skin toned black man with dreadlocks, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing light colored jeans, a red shirt and a grey jacket with a hood
Anyone recognizing the suspect or has information about the crime is asked to contact Detective Hertrich-Nunn at (910) 433-1856 or CrimeStoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).