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Men sought in Fayetteville armed robbery

Posted March 26, 2009 5:23 p.m. EDT
Updated March 26, 2009 5:28 p.m. EDT

— Fayetteville Police on Thursday released surveillance photos of two men who robbed a Jersey Mike's restaurant earlier in March.

Police said the two men entered the store at 5815 Yadkin Road shortly after 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5. They brandished guns, demanded money and emptied the cash register. They fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police said both robbers were black men standing about 6 feet tall with medium builds.

One man wore a black jacket with a fur hood, a face mask, blue T-shirt and white tennis shoes with a blue stripe. The second man wore a black jacket, black bandanna, a brown or tan shirt, and brown or tan, Timberland-style boots.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the men's identity was waked to call Fayetteville Police at 910-533-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to arrests in felony cases.