Police seek suspect in failed Raleigh robberies
Posted January 6
Wake County, N.C. — Raleigh police are seeking public assistance in locating a man who attempted to rob three businesses Tuesday evening.
Police said that during a period around 6 p.m. the man entered three businesses, implied he was armed, and attempted to commit robberies. None of the attempts were successful.
The crimes occurred at the Oreck Vacuum store at 8321 Brier Creek Parkway, a Subway restaurant at 7850 Alexander Promenade, and Plato’s Closet at 7929 Skyland Ridge Parkway.
After the final attempt, the man was seen fleeing into a nearby wooded area, police said.
The man is described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a medium build and blond or light-brown facial hair or stubble.
Anybody with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357.