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Raleigh Police Search For Suspect In Starbucks Robbery Attempt

Posted March 30, 2005 12:50 p.m. EST

— Raleigh police are looking for a man who brandished a knife and tried to rob a Starbucks in Raleigh recently.

Police said that at 9:30 p.m. on March 17, the suspect entered a Starbucks Coffee store located inside the Harris Teeter at Cameron Village.

The man had a knife and demanded money from the cash register. The robbery attempt was unsuccessful and the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s who is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall. He had eyeglasses and was wearing a dark green hooded pullover and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information that might be helpful to investigators is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at (919) 890-3555 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 226-2746 (226-CRIME).