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Armed robber hits two Cary businesses

Posted June 6, 2009 9:38 p.m. EDT
Updated June 7, 2009 7:20 a.m. EDT

— Police were searching for an armed man who robbed two businesses along Harrison Avenue Saturday evening.

An employee at Walgreens, 2323 N.W. Maynard Road, was robbed at 6:12 p.m. The robber alluded to having a weapon and took an undisclosed amount of money and merchandise, police said.

At 7:59 p.m., a Subway restaurant, 921 N. Harrison Ave., was also robbed of cash. The robber used a silver handgun with black grips during the hold-up.

No one was injured.

The man in both crimes was described as a white man in his mid-20s, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall. He has blond or light-colored hair and an unshaven face. He has tattoos on his arms and legs.

In both cases, the robber wore a red cap and khaki shorts. In the first robbery, he wore a black t-shirt, and in the second, he wore a white t-shirt.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Anyone with information should contact the Cary Police Department.

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