Lumberton police find stolen car from MSI robbery, suspect still on the run

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LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – The Lumberton Police Department says officers found the stolen vehicle associated with Tuesday’s MSI robbery, but they’re still looking for the robber.

According to Captain Terry Parker with the Lumberton Police Department, a male suspect entered MSI, a business on East 5th Street, Tuesday morning around 10:30 a.m.

The suspect had his face covered and had a handgun, police say.  After robbing the business and the employee working, the suspect fled in the employee’s 2011 grey Chrysler 300 with a 30 day tag number 22833283. Officers discovered the stolen car abandoned behind a vacant building just outside city limits Tuesday afternoon, Capt. Parker confirms.

Police describe the suspect as being approximately 5’5” to 5’8” with a slim build.

Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to call Detective Evan Whitley at the Lumberton Police Department 910-671-3845.

Captain Parker confirms the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is assisting with this investigation.