Durham police investigate armed robbery
Durham police are seeking the public's help in their investigation of an armed robbery earlier this month in the 5500 block of Fortunes Ridge Drive.Posted — Updated
The victims were coming home from a store on Friday, Aug. 13, when two men robbed them at gunpoint at about 10:30 p.m., police said. A shot was fired during the robbery but no one was injured.
One robber was described as a black man, 18 to 25 years old, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall with his hair in cornrows. The second robber was described as a black man, 18 to 25 years old and 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall.
The men fled in a dark 4-door sedan which resembled a mid-1990s import vehicle.
Anyone with information concerning the robbery is asked to call Investigator Wheeler at 919-560-4583, ext. 29370, 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.