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Police: Robberies at Cary Town Center not connected

Posted January 9, 2011 12:37 p.m. EST

— Cary police said Sunday that two robberies in the parking lot at Cary Town Center do not appear to be related.

The attacks happened within minutes of one another at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, according to Lt. John Szymeczek.

In the first incident, a man approached a mall employee as he walked to his car, fought with him and ran from the scene. Szymeczek said the assailant robbed the mall employee, but he did not say what was stolen.

A few minutes later, another employee was confronted as she tried to make the night's deposit at a Wachovia ATM in the mall parking lot. The man grabbed the deposit bag and ran, Szymeczek said.

Neither victim was able to give police a detailed description of the attacker.