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Employee shot during armed robbery at Wake Forest motel

Posted January 12

At least one person was shot early Thursday morning during an armed robbery at a Wake Forest motel, police said.

— An employee was shot early Thursday morning during an armed robbery at a Wake Forest motel, police said.

Wake Forest police said officers were called just before 1:45 a.m. to the Sleep Inn motel at 12401 Wake Union Church Road to a report of the robbery. When they arrived, authorities found 19-year-old Samuel Tilley, who was shot, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

Police did not have any information on a suspect.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Wake Forest Police Department Tip Line at 919-435-9610.

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  • Jeff Beck Jan 12, 2:40 p.m.
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    The Cary Police department is investigating a similar situation. I wonder if the 2 are related