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Durham man wanted on armed robbery, weapons charges

Posted November 13, 2009

— Durham police are trying to find Robert Edward Lyons, 27, who is wanted on armed robbery and weapons charges.

Lyons, of Dowd Street, is accused of robbing a man of cash and a wallet at gunpoint on Nov. 9 in the 500 block of Dowd Street, police said.

He is facing charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Cristaldi at 919-560-4281 ext. 29123 or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • Faceman Nov 13, 2009

    I hope they catch this guy..let someone try to rob me..in this day and age..us people who value our money..will fight for it!!!!!

  • commandokidd Nov 13, 2009

    Theres a no brainer, rob someone on the same street you live on. Duuuhh!!