SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- Deputies are asking for help in identifying a suspect who robbed a gas station at gunpoint Monday morning in southwest Forsyth.
The suspect entered the Murphy Express gas station, located at 5415 Atlanta Highway, around 8:15 a.m., armed with a “small black handgun,” according to Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Pete Sabella.
Sabella said the suspect is a black male about 6 feet tall with a medium build and appearing to be in his 30s.
He reportedly fled out of the store’s back door with an undisclosed amount of cash.
He said a store clerk was the only person inside at the time of the incident.
The suspect was last seen crossing Atlanta Highway in the area of nine North Drive.
Deputies are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact Detective Tyler Sexton with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section at (770) 781-2200.