Officers investigating armed robbery of Winston-Salem flower shop

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Winston-Salem business.

Officers responded to Rae’s Flower Shop of North Point, located at 4029 Brownsboro Road, at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday.

A suspect reportedly entered the business and approached an employee work area. When confronted by an employee, the suspect produced a handgun and hit the employee with it.

The suspect then forced the employee to walk to the cash register and open it.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene on foot running west toward a nearby apartment complex.

The employee described the suspect as a black male, 6’0″ tall, wearing a brown hooded jacket, maroon T-shirt, blue jeans and a white cloth over his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.

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