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Fayetteville police searching for two men in armed robbery

Posted September 16, 2015 8:37 p.m. EDT

Officers responded to the RJ Tobacco Mart at 407 Hope Mills Road at about 8:50 Tuesday night in response to a reported robbery.

— Fayetteville police are asking for public assistance in locating two men who robbed a store Tuesday night.

Officers responded to the RJ Tobacco Mart at 407 Hope Mills Road at about 8:50 Tuesday night in response to a reported robbery.

Investigators determined that two men brandishing handguns had entered the shop. They robbed two employees as well as a customer in the store and took money from the cash register.

One man was wearing a ski mask while another had a turtle neck collar pulled up over a portion of his face. Both men were wearing gloves, said police.

The men left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money heading toward the Watauga Manor Apartments.