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Armed Robbery Under Investigation In Burke County
Surveillance photo from robbery at Oak Hill Grocery on December 9, 2021
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Armed Robbery Under Investigation In Burke County

A recent armed robbery at a business north of Morganton is under investigation in Burke County. According to information released Friday (December 17) by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, on December 9, 2021, at approximately 9:35 p.m., Oak Hill Grocery on N.C. 181 north of Morganton was robbed at gunpoint.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 6’2” and weighing 300 pounds. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the suspect left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries reported in the incident.

Surveillance photo from robbery at Oak Hill Grocery on December 9, 2021
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff’s Office

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500 or Morganton/Burke Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333. All Crimestoppers tips are anonymous, and anyone with information leading to an arrest may receive a cash reward.