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Two sought in Durham store robbery

Posted January 21, 2011

— Durham police are searching for two men in connection with an armed robbery that happened Jan. 12.

Two men armed with guns and wearing scarves over their faces entered Cricket Communication, 1213 University Drive, around 2:30 p.m., demanded money and took money, purses and wallets from employees and customers.

The robbers might have fled in a bluish-green Ford Crown Victoria.

One of the men was described as a 20- to 30-year-old black man standing about 6 feet 1 inch tall with a large birthmark on his right cheek. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black clothing.

The second robber was described as a black man in his late teens or 20s, standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and wearing his hair in braids. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and tan pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4415, extension 29306, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • gmuny33 Jan 24, 2011

    It made it because it's a crime period, and they had to throw something in there about Durham, since they have crimes posted of Raleigh, Wake Co., or does nobody ready those?

  • 68_dodge_polara Jan 21, 2011

    Of all the crime happening in Durham why does this one make the news?