Suspect caught on video robbing Winston-Salem store at gunpoint

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a Winston-Salem business, according to a news release.

The robbery was reported at 11:39 p.m. Wednesday.

Store employees said the robber walked into the business and pointed a handgun at the clerk.

While in the business, the robber fired the gun several times, took the clerk’s wallet and the cash drawer, the release said.

“He broke our glasses inside, he shoot on the water cases, lawn around on the side and he just want money money money,” store owner Mohamed Elmahdy said.

Elmahdy said usually, criminals will come back and rob the store again within three weeks or a month.

“They will come the same time, everything, because they find free money and nobody catch him or caught him or put him in a jail or something. So he will repeat it again and again and again,” Elmahdy said.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 773-7700.

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