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Police Closing In on Robbery Suspect

Posted May 9, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— May 10, 1996 - 6:20 p.m. EDT

Raleigh police say they are getting close to capturing a man who has robbed at least 10 businesses over the past two months.

They are looking for Timothy Richard Kuriatnyk. He will face several counts of armed robbery, if and when he is found.

According to police, Kuriatnyk is frequently seen at Litchford Pines trailer park.

His alleged crimes were the focus of a WRAL-TV5 report earlier this month from Crimestoppers Reporter,Jim Payne.

Police say Kuriatnyk has struck several times in the North Raleigh area and is a fugitive from the State of New York