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Raleigh police investigating armed robbery at sweepstakes cafe

Posted January 2

Raleigh police are investigating an armed robbery on Saturday morning at a sweepstakes internet cafe on New Bern Avenue.
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— Raleigh police are investigating an armed robbery on Saturday morning at a sweepstakes Internet cafe.

The robbery occurred at 777 Sweepstakes located at 3573 New Bern Ave., according to Raleigh police. A man entered the building around 9:30 a.m. and demanded money after displaying a handgun. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

No other information about the crime or the suspect was immediately available.

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  • Bill Huntington Jan 3, 2016
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    I thought these places were shut down???

  • excalibur810 Jan 2, 2016

    This occurred on new bern ave...why am I not surprised...