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Fayetteville police question man about robbery

Posted June 1, 2008 7:25 a.m. EDT
Updated June 1, 2008 3:42 p.m. EDT

— Police are questioning a man about an armed robbery at a gas station just outside Fort Bragg early Sunday.

A man entered the Citgo gas station at Yadkin and Fillyaw roads and then fired several gunshots, police said. The robber took off in a vehicle, and police pursued.

When the man jumped from his car, officers continued the chase on foot. It ended at Reid Court, where police apprehended a man, whom they identified as Anthony Pierce.

Police said they are questioning Pierce about the robbery.