First Posted: 12/14/2009
Mount Airy police are investigating a robbery reported at an Internet cafe in the city.
The incident occurred about 5 p.m. Saturday at Sweepstakes Heaven at 811 W. Pine St., according to details supplied to police.
An unknown individual entered the business and forcibly took $3,685 from a clerk on duty at the time, officers were told.
Customers play sweepstakes games and participate in other online activities at Sweepstakes Heaven.
A spokesperson at the business had no comment on the robbery Monday afternoon.
Felicia Von Gause, who apparently was the employee present during the robbery, could not be reached for comment.