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Fayetteville police ask for public's help solving restaurant robberies

Posted February 13, 2013 9:23 a.m. EST

— Fayetteville police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection with four robberies at local restaurants and businesses in the last nine days.

The most recent robberies occurred Tuesday night, when Fayetteville police say the man robbed the Golden China on Bonanza Drive and Family Dollar on Raeford Road between 8:25 and 9:10 p.m. 

In both robberies, a suspect with a similar description entered the business with a weapon and took money, police said. 

The same man is also wanted in connection with a Feb. 4 robbery of a Burger King on South Reilly Road and a Feb. 6 robbery of the Little Ceasers Pizza on Raeford Road. 

Police said the man is about 6 feet tall and thin and has worn dark clothing, a sweatshirt and ball cap with purple bill in at least two of the robberies. 

Anyone with information about the robberies should call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.