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Fayetteville police seek three women in robberies, assault

Posted May 24, 2010 3:12 p.m. EDT

— Police on Monday asked for the public's assistance in identifying three women believed to be involved in three robberies in Cumberland County, including one where a security guard was assaulted.

The women tried to take items from The Hobby Lobby store, at 1748 Skibo Road, on April 27, and they assaulted the security guard when confronted, police said.

The women also are wanted for questioning in similar thefts at the City Trends store in Spring Lake and Priscilla’s in Fayetteville, police said.

The women are believed to be driving a tan 1999 Ford Explorer, with North Carolina license 3548 DV. The SUV is registered to a Johnson Street address in Raeford, police said.

Anyone who can identify the women or who has information about the robberies is asked to call Detective Josh Edwards of the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856, extension 2058, or call Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS.