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Raleigh Police Seek Robbery Suspect

Posted January 7, 2003

— Raleigh police are looking for a man they said robbed a convenience store just days after Christmas.

Investigators said the man held up the EPMart-Exxon on Atlantic Avenue just after midnight on Dec. 29.

Police said the suspect bought a burrito, left the store and then returned to complain.

They said the clerk offered the suspect a refund, but he wanted all of the money in the cash register.

The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a white male, 22 to 32 years old, approximately 6'2" and weighing about 170 pounds. He was wearing a blue shirt. Police said he fled in a white Jeep Wrangler with soft black top, alloy wheels and chrome rims.

Raleigh police are asking anyone with information concerning this robbery to contact them at 890-3913.


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