Shoplifting Suspect Pulls Out Gun At Durham Mall
Posted June 3, 2005
DURHAM, N.C. — Durham police are trying to identify an armed theft suspect.
Police say on May 18, a man tried to steal a watch at Hudson Belk at The Streets at Southpoint.
Investigators say a loss prevention officer confronted him and tried to handcuff him when the suspect pulled out a gun and ran out the door.
No one was hurt, but police have yet to find the suspect.
The suspect is described as a black male, 45 to 55 years old, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and 220 to 240 pounds. He had a mustache and was wearing a gray ball cap, a yellow shirt and blue jeans. He fled in a white, older model, 4-door Chevrolet with North Carolina plates, which was occupied by another person.
If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call Durham police at
or CrimeStoppers at