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Detectives search for Fayetteville robber

Posted October 27, 2008 9:13 a.m. EDT

— Cumberland County sheriff’s detectives are searching for a man who robbed a Kangaroo Convenience Store early Monday.

Investigators say the man entered the store at 2990 Gillespie Street shortly before 2 a.m. and bought a bag of chips.

When the register drawer opened, he put his hand inside, grabbed money and ran from the store, authorities said.

The robber is described as a black man, ranging in age from 35 to 40 years old, approximately 6 feet tall with short, graying hair. He was last seen wearing a grey coat.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500.