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Durham police: Armed man dressed as Santa robbed Boost Mobile store

Posted May 11

Durham police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who dressed as Santa during a recent armed robbery of a Boost Mobile store on Avondale Drive.

— Durham police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who dressed as Santa during a recent armed robbery of a Boost Mobile store on Avondale Drive.

According to investigators, the man entered the store on Saturday wearing a Santa hat and jacket and a fake white beard. The man was armed, and authorities say he put the money stolen during the robbery in a red bag.

He was described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old. He was about 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighed about 300 pounds.

Anyone with information on the incident should call Investigator Walsh at 919-60-4440, ext. 29248 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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