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Fayetteville police search for suspect following armed robbery

Posted April 15

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— Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who robbed a Big Lots and held employees at gunpoint on March 26.

Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to report of an armed robbery at a Big Lots located at 3910 Raeford Road around 10 p.m.

According to police, the suspect approached employees in the parking lot as they were leaving for the night. With a pistol in hand, he forced them back into the business and demanded money.

Authorities said the suspect fled the scene in a car of an unknown make.

The car was possibly white, witnesses say.

Police are searching for the suspect, who was described as medium build and 6 feet 4 inches or taller. He was wearing a dark hoodie, blue pants, a mask and gloves.

Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect shown in the photos and video.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Detective K. Hertrich-Nunn with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-709-8063 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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