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Raleigh, Cary Police Investigate Three Robberies That May Be Linked

Posted June 11, 2005 6:52 a.m. EDT

— The Raleigh and Cary police departments are investigating three armed robberies, including one that slightly wounded a victim, that may be linked.

Investigators said the first robbery was reported at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, and it occurred in a parking lot on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh.

About 30 minutes later, a second robbery was attempted in the 100 block of Friendly Street. Two shots were fired during this robbery, and a bullet grazed a victim.

The Cary Police Department also is investigating a robbery in which at least one shot was fired. The description of the vehicle used during this robbery, which occured on Harrision Avenue, matches the vehicle's description in the Raleigh crimes, Raleigh police said.

The suspects may be driving a silver-colored Nissan Altima with 30 day tags. The vehicle was occupied by two or three males at the time of the robberies.

At least one of the suspects has been described as being between the ages of 18 and 25, standing between six feet and six feet two inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. This suspect was dressed in dark clothing and armed with a handgun at the time of the robberies.

Police said no description is available of the other suspect(s).

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to called the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at


or CrimeStoppers at



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