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Man shot during armed robbery in Fayetteville

Posted March 13, 2012 1:13 p.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police are asking for the public's help to solve an armed robbery that happened early Tuesday, during which a man was shot in the leg.

Police responded to the 6200 block of Yadkin Road around 2:45 a.m., when they found the 51-year-old victim had been robbed and shot with a handgun. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.

Further details weren't available.

Anyone with information that could help investigators can call 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910- 483-8477.