Clerk Throws Coffee On Armed Robbery Suspect In Buncombe Co. - WSPA.com

Clerk Throws Coffee On Armed Robbery Suspect In Buncombe Co.

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Deputies in Buncombe County are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store early Tuesday morning. Deputies in Buncombe County are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store early Tuesday morning.
The suspect is described as a male wearing a mask, multi-colored nylon jacket, jeans and gloves.  Deputies think he got away in a black, late 1990s Chevrolet Tahoe. The suspect is described as a male wearing a mask, multi-colored nylon jacket, jeans and gloves. Deputies think he got away in a black, late 1990s Chevrolet Tahoe.

Deputies in Buncombe County are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store early Tuesday morning.

It happened at the Fastbreak II on Old Leicester Highway in the Leicester community around 8 a.m.

A man came in armed with a handgun and made away with the cash from the store, according to investigators.

During the robbery, the clerk threw a pot of coffee on the suspect.  Authorities say the man may have suffered burns that he is trying to conceal.

He is described as a male wearing a mask, multi-colored nylon jacket, jeans and gloves.  Deputies think he got away in a black, late 1990s Chevrolet Tahoe.

If you have any information, call deputies at (828) 250-6670.

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