Officers said the incident happened after the business opened at 10 a.m.
Reports show an armed man walked into the business with his face covered and demanded money.
.@GarnerPolice searching for this armed suspect, say he walked into Ten Ten Business Center Internet Cafe, stole cash and ran toward woods off Ten Ten Rd. and Old Stage Rd. #ABC11 pic.twitter.com/5Ai3ZuKsH8— Andrea Blanford (@AndreaABC11) February 27, 2018
Police said he then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
K9 units were called in to search the surrounding area; Vance Elementary School was on lockdown as a precaution.
The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a gray hat, red bandana, and black jacket.
Editor's note: This article now reflects the correct image of the suspect in question.