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Fayetteville police seek robber of Cook Out

Posted June 1, 2009 11:12 a.m. EDT
Updated June 1, 2009 11:19 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police responded to a report of an armed robbery Monday morning at the Cook Out Restaurant at 6903 Cliffdale Road.

Witnesses at the restaurant told officers that a man fired shots into a wall and pressured two employees to open the safe. He fled with an undetermined amount of money.

The suspect is described as a black man wearing dark clothing, sunglasses and a red hat.

One Cook Out employee was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with minor injuries.

Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856. To leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.