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CVS employee shot during attempted robbery in Raleigh

Posted December 24, 2014 5:36 a.m. EST
Updated December 24, 2014 2:44 p.m. EST

— Raleigh police are searching for a man who shot a CVS employee in the leg during an attempted robbery late Tuesday.

The incident happened about 11 p.m. when the man entered the store at 3914 Capital Blvd. Police said two shots were fired as he struggled with store employees, and one of the workers was struck. The employee was taken to WakeMed with a non-life-threatening injury.

The man fled the store without taking anything. He was seen fleeing north of the pharmacy on foot.

The store’s security video captured images of the man, who is black, about 6 feet tall and in his mid- to late 20s. He was wearing black pants and a black jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357 or visit the website for text and email reporting options. Crime Stoppers pays cash for anonymous tips that help solve cases.