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Fayetteville police seek to ID man in robbery spree

Posted November 30, 2011

— Fayetteville police are seeking to identify a person of interest in a recent robbery spree.

Police said the robberies took place at convenience stores and fast food restaurants over five days in the past week:

  • Kangaroo, 3122 Fort Bragg Road, on Nov. 24 at 1:33 a.m.
  • Kangaroo, 6489 Yadkin Road, on Nov. 26 at 12:33 a.m.
  • Wendy’s, 3798 Ramsey St., on Nov. 26 at 10:33 p.m.
  • Scotchman, 6508 Yadkin Road, on Nov. at 8:09 p.m.
  • Hess-Wilco, 4560 Raeford Road, on Nov. 28 at 1:03 a.m.

In each robbery, a man displayed a weapon, demanded money from an employee, then ran from the building and possibly got into a waiting vehicle, police said. One witness saw the robber get into a purple SUV.

The man is described as white, 20 to 35 years old, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a thin build.

Anyone with information about the man or the places that have been robbed is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that lead to arrests.


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  • Rebelyell55 Nov 30, 2011

    Tis the season of taking I reckon...

  • dwr1964 Nov 30, 2011

    What an extremely broad description. How do you not know the difference between 5 and 1/2 feet and 6 feet? These were face to face crimes. If you are 5'8" and the dude is taller than you, well, duh.