Suspect wanted in convenience store robbery in Thomasville [photo]

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Surveillance photo from Midway Mobile convenience store (Thomasville PD)

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Thomasville Police are looking for a suspect believed to be connected to multiple armed robberies over the last couple of weeks.

Police released a surveillance photo of a robbery around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Midway Mobile convenience store on National Highway.

Police said the man entered the store, showed the clerk a handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as being 50-60 years old, about 5’7″ tall and weighing 150-160 pounds. He was seen wearing an orange mask, plaid shirt, white undershirt, blue jeans and dark shoes.

Police believe the same suspect robbed the Merita Bakery Outlet on Julian Avenue in Thomasville on Feb. 20. The suspect was described as being 40-50 years old, 175-200 pounds, wearing an orange mask and armed with a gun.

A suspect wearing an orange mask also robbed the Kangaroo Mart on South Main Street in High Point on Monday, Thomasville Police said. The suspect was described as being in his late 40s, 150-170 pounds with brown and gray hair and possibly balding.

The suspect fled on foot in the other two robberies as well, police said.

Anyone with information on the incidents or possible suspects is asked to call Thomasville Crime Stoppers at (336) 476-TIPS(8477) or Thomasville Police at 475-4286.