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Police search for Raleigh, Garner robbery suspect

Posted July 26, 2008 9:17 p.m. EDT
Updated July 27, 2008 3:47 p.m. EDT

— Police are investigating the possibility that a suspect in a Thursday robbery of a Garner store may have also been involved other robberies in Raleigh.

On Thursday the suspect robbed an ABC store, located at 204 Highway 70 East, at 1:13 p.m., police said.

Surveillance photos of the suspect showed a physical resemblance to the suspect in similar robberies in Raleigh.

Police believe the suspect also robbed the Ace Cash Express, 1314 New Bern Ave. in Raleigh on July 8 and June 24.

Ace Cash Express was also robbed on May 23 by a suspect with a similar description.

In each case, the suspect has been described as a black male in his twenties or thirties who stands about 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9 inches tall and weighs about 155 to 175 pounds. Sunglasses have been worn in each instance and a firearm has been displayed or implied. Clothing descriptions have varied.

The Raleigh Police Department is partnering with the Garner Police Department to identify and arrest the suspect.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the cases is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department’s Detective Division at 919-890-3555, the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810 or Crime Stoppers at 919-226-CRIME.