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Durham police seek to identify men in robbery

Posted June 18, 2009

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— Durham police released descriptions of three men they believe robbed two other men at gunpoint at Angier Avenue and Stokes Street shortly before midnight Wednesday.

Police said one man might go by the name D.J. and was noticeably smaller than the other two. He was described as a black man, between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing around 120 pounds. He had short black hair. He wore dark clothing, including a black hooded shirt, a black bandanna over his mouth and a ball cap.

The other two were black men, approximately 15 to 19 years old. They were between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed between 145 and 165 pounds. Both had short black hair and wore dark clothing, including black hooded shirts.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator A.C. Rogers at 919-560-4935 ext. 29416 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in certain felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.

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  • Lead by Example Jun 19, 2009

    The word on the street is that this same group of guys has done almost a dozen armed robberies. Hope that someone who knows something will come forward; any bit of info helps.