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Fayetteville Police searching for burglary suspect

Posted October 27, 2015
Updated October 28, 2015

Authorities said the suspect is described as black and listed as 5 foot 6 inches to 5 feet nine inches tall with black twists in his hair and chin hair. He was also seen wearing a black hoodie with red writing and dark pants with a bandana in his pocket. The man was reportedly seen with a metal baseball bat with white taping.
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— Fayetteville Police responded to a burglary in the 800 block of English Court at 5 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities said a man entered the home and stole a cell phone before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

A man matching the same description was then seen attempting to open a door around 6 a.m. in the 5800 block of Century Oaks Drive. Authorities said the man fled after the resident confronted him.

On Wednesday, employees at a local business saw a man believed to be a person of interest in the case at about 8 a.m. After calling police, detectives were able to speak with the man, who is no longer considered to eb a person of interest in the case.
Authorities said the suspect is described as black and listed as 5 foot 6 inches to 5 feet nine inches tall with black twists in his hair and chin hair. He was also seen wearing a black hoodie with red writing and dark pants with a bandana in his pocket. The man was reportedly seen with a metal baseball bat with white taping.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective J. Benazzi at 910-257-3668 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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