Rutherford County, NC, Western North Carolina, News,arrests, RC Catalyst, Judicial District 29A ARMED ROBBERY – Foothills Catalyst


Just after 2:00 pm this afternoon, Spindale police responded to an armed robbery at the Dollar General located at 539 West St, Spindale, NC 28160. Upon arrival officers were told that a white male entered the business and proceeded to walk behind the check-out counter where he displayed a firearm and demanded money from the register.  After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the business in an older model tan in color single cab Ford truck with a green stripe.  Last known direction of travel was north on Railroad Ave.   No injuries were reported during the robbery.

White male, wearing black hoodie, red ball cap (on backwards) sunglasses, and a surgical mask.  Additionally, the suspect wore black jeans, and gray tennis shoes.  The hoodie had an American flag displayed on the front.

Suspect vehicle:
Older model Ford truck tan in color with a green stripe.

Anyone having information on this robbery is asked to call Spindale Police Department at 828-286-3464 or Rutherford County Communications at 828-286-2911.

Contact:  Investigator Chris Ruff,