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Durham police seek convenience store robber

Posted March 31, 2009

— Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who robbed a BP convenience store, 2502 Chapel Hill Blvd., on March 19.

The man entered the store around 6:40 a.m. and brought a drink to the front counter. When the clerk opened the cash register, the man reached in and grabbed a handful of cash, according to police.

He fled in a white and gray minivan similar to a 1990s model Toyota Sienna.

The man was described as black, 35 to 40 years old with a dark complexion, a medium build and a shaved or bald head. He was wearing a dark motorcycle style jacket with tan stripes down the sleeves, a polo shirt and tan pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Guardino at 919-560-1020 ext. 236 or 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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  • turtledove Mar 31, 2009

    Why is this news now? It happened on March 19th today is March 31 why wasn't this info released when the event happened? I hope they catch the person.