Burlington police: Man makes purchase, jumps counter to steal cash during transaction

Police are searching for this man who they said robbed a Food Lion (Credit: Burlington police via Food Lion)

Burlington police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Food Lion while he was checking out.

On Thursday, officers responded to a robbery at located 2660 Ramada Road.

Officers said a black male made a small purchase and once the register was open, he jumped the counter, assaulted the cashier, and began pulling out money from the drawer.

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The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash; the clerk did not sustain any injuries.

He is described as a black male, 5' 8", slim build, in his 30s, and was wearing glasses.

Those with any information are asked to call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500.
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