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Fayetteville fugitive captured in Florida

Posted December 9, 2017 10:48 p.m. EST

Nicholas J. Rizzuto

— A man wanted in connection with five robberies in Fayetteville was captured Saturday in Leon County, Florida, according to Fayetteville police.

Nicholas J. Rizzuto, 28, was linked to recent robberies at:

Metro PCS, 8140 Cliffdale Road on Nov. 27,
Text Book Brokers, 2904 Fort Bragg Road on Dec. 1,
Boost Mobile, 5701 Yadkin Road on Dec. 1,
CVS, 3026 Bragg Blvd. on Dec. 2, and
Metro PCS, 2956 Owen Drive on Dec. 3.

Rizzuto was being held at the Leon County Correctional Center pending his extradition back to Fayetteville.