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Police: Man uses hot coffee as weapon in Fayetteville robbery

Posted November 5, 2012 4:25 p.m. EST

— Police asked Monday for the public's help in identifying a man who threw a cup of hot coffee on a Waffle House employee before robbing the Fayetteville eatery last week.

The incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Waffle House in the 2300 block of Gillespie Street, police said.

Anyone who recognizes the suspected robber is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.