Armed man on the run after robbing Monkey Junction vape shop

Deputies block of the area near the armed robbery of a vape shop on August 28, 2018 (Photo: WWAY)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s office is looking for an armed man who robbed a vape shop on Carolina Beach Road on Tuesday night.

A spokesman with the Sheriff’s Office says around 9:00 p.m., a man entered Port City Vapor with a gun and demanded the clerk fill the bag with money. He then ran away.

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Canines and Sable searched the area.

The sheriff’s office says the suspect is a black male between 6’ and 6’2”, weighs 170-180 pounds and had on a blue ball cap, yellow t-shirt, and dark colored jeans.

If you know anything, call the sheriff’s office at (910) 798-4162.