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Police seek suspect in Rocky Mount Walmart robbery

Posted June 4, 2014

Rocky Mount police say the man in this surveillance image robbed the Walmart Supercenter, at 1511 Bevenue Road.

Rocky Mount police are looking for a man caught on surveillance video leaving a local Walmart after robbing it Wednesday afternoon.

Investigators say the man entered the store, at 1511 Bevenue Road, around 1:50 p.m. and robbed a clerk before taking off.

A video image released by police shows a black man in his 20s, approximately 5 feet 10 to 6 inches tall and weighing 150 to 170 pounds leaving the store. He has a light-brown complexion with a full ,thin beard. He was wearing large-frame sunglasses, a dark-blue Duke T-shirt and blue jeans, and had the hood of a white sweatshirt over his head.

Police said he might be involved in other Walmart robberies in Wake County over the past month.

Anyone with information that can help authorities should contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or call the Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

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  • landonsgrampa Jun 5, 2014

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    Did he stand in line until it was his turn?

  • Alexia Proper Jun 5, 2014
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    How could he even find a clerk?

  • Chase Truman Jun 5, 2014
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    What a bad representation of Duke!

  • sinenomine Jun 5, 2014

    Good picture of the guy and that shirt - way cool. I have to believe that catching this perp will make shooting fish in a barrel look difficult by comparison.

  • Itsmyopinion67 Jun 5, 2014

    How do you rob a Walmart clerk? They are extremely slow.

  • Reggie Berryman Jun 5, 2014
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    These guys and girls start getting into trouble at such an early age (no parental supervision) by the time they reach adulthood nobody will hire them because of their criminal past.

  • DrCarolina Jun 5, 2014

    "approximately 5 feet 10 to 6 inches tall" - that's an interesting height - WRAL.com again feels that it above editing its "articles"

  • UpChuck Jun 5, 2014

    I think the "D" on his shirt stands for "dumb". Maybe he can be in a "People of Walmart" slideshow.

  • fifefan4life Jun 5, 2014

    That big D on his shirt is for Dumb.

  • iron fist Jun 5, 2014

    Robbing anyone or any business is wrong but to rob a retail store with security cameras everywhere is just dumb. He will be caught very quickly.

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