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Durham police search for armed robber

Posted January 9, 2013

— Durham police were investigating an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon at a UPS Store.

Officers said they responded to an emergency call shortly before 3 p.m. at the store at 811 Ninth St. Employees said a man dressed all in black and wearing a mask robbed the store at gunpoint.

No one was injured.

E.K. Powe Elementary School, which is nearby, was placed on lockdown after the robbery as a precaution.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • Rebelyell55 Jan 10, 2013

    Drug shipment intercepted?

  • 68_dodge_polara Jan 10, 2013

    9th street, again...