Police in Chapel Hill searching for armed suspect after hotel, grocery store robberies
Posted September 19
Chapel Hill, N.C. — Officials with the Chapel Hill Police Department are asking the public for assistance as they search for a suspect who was involved in two armed robberies on Monday.
According to police, the suspect robbed La Nueva Guadalupana, located at 405 W. Rosemary Street, at 8:35 p.m. and the Sheraton Hotel located at 1 Europa Drive at 9 p.m. Cash was taken from the hotel, police said, but nothing was taken from the grocery store.
Officials describe the suspect as a black male who stands approximately 6 feet tall.
At the time of the robberies, he was dressed in a black shirt and either black or khaki pants with a small green towel covering his head.
The suspect displayed a compact black handgun at both locations before getting into the passenger side of a small, light-colored sedan.
If anyone has information about these incidents, please call either the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.