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Reward Increases For Capture Of Suspect Who Shot Police Officer

Posted September 22, 2005 8:51 a.m. EDT

— Rocky Mount police hope more money will help catch a criminal.

The Rocky Mount Police Department has raised its reward to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of Flavio Cerecedo.

Investigators believe Cerecedo shot a Rocky Mount police officer earlier this month.

Officer B.G. Brown was released from the hospital on Tuesday.

Anyone with information about Cerecedo's whereabouts is asked to contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at