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2 wanted for threatening Fayetteville store employees with hypodermic needles

Posted March 23

Fayetteville police are searching for two men who threatened store employees with hypodermic needles in separate incidents last month.

— Fayetteville police are searching for two men who threatened store employees with hypodermic needles in separate incidents last month.

Fayetteville police said Brian Gregory Graham, 28, entered a Walmart at 1550 Skibo Road at about 9:40 p.m. on Feb. 16 and concealed several stolen items in a backpack before attempting to flee.

Loss prevention personnel approached the Graham, who produced a hypodermic needle and threatened to stab employees.

Police have obtained warrants charging Graham with robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony possession of stolen goods.

On Feb. 18, police said a man and woman entered a Home Depot at 2060 Skibo Road at about 2:30 p.m. and concealed two drills before attempting to flee. The man, identified as James Pete Allen, displayed a hypodermic needle and threatened to stab loss prevention personnel who confronted him.

Allen has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony possession of stolen goods and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Police said the two incidents are not related.       

Anybody with information about the whereabouts of Allen or Graham is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-676-1539 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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