Durham police seek leads in BP robbery
Posted January 5, 2012
Durham, N.C. — Durham police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in a convenience store robbery and shooting Monday afternoon.
Investigators said someone walked into the Family Fare BP, at 2502 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., around 4:30 p.m., demanded money and then shot an employee in the arm before fleeing with a cash register.
The employee was treated at Duke University Hospital and released.
Surveillance photos from the store show that the robber was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a white T-shirt over his face. Investigators said the man was described as a being black, standing approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 185 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4583, extension 29364, 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.