1 Arrested, 1 Sought In Cumberland Jewelry Store Robbery
Posted October 21, 2003 9:49 a.m. EDT
STEDMAN, N.C. — The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the armed robbery of a jewelry store Monday afternoon; however the gunman remains on the run.
Investigators are charging Leforice Anthony Blue with accessory after the fact in the robbery.
The robbery was reported at 3:10 p.m. Monday at Parker's Jewelry Store on Clinton Road. The owner, 55-year-old Harry Truman Parker, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital with a gunshot wound. He is listed in good condition.
A customer was in the store during the robbery but was not injured.
Investigators said the gunman fled into the woods behind the store. They set up a perimeter and a Highway Patrol helicopter assisted in Monday's search.
The gunman is described as black, in his 40's, 6 feet tall, between 180 and 200 pounds, with gray facial hair. He was wearing a green Army field jacket.