GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Greensboro Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place early Thursday morning.

At around 1:19 a.m. on Thursday, officers came to the Great Stops on 5412 West Market Street after getting a report of a robbery at a business.

Investigators say that the suspect was armed with a handgun and left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Later in the day police charged Temarest Neal Spencer, 26, with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.