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Fayetteville Taco Bell robbed

Posted October 5, 2011 8:42 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police are seeking the public's help to identify a man who robbed a Taco Bell restaurant Monday morning.

Police said the man entered the restaurant at 2819 Raeford Road around 9:30 a.m. and grabbed an employee, threatened him and demanded money. After being given an undisclosed amount of cash, the man stole an employee's 2005 Hyundai Elantra and drove away.

Officers found the Elantra abandoned along Marlborough Road a short time later.

Police described the man as black and 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt, a blue baseball cap with large brim, a red bandanna across his face, dark pants and black-and-white sneakers.

Anyone who recognizes the man or has information about the robbery is asked to call Fayetteville police detectives at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.