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Police seek Fayetteville convenience store robbers

Posted December 6, 2012 5:24 p.m. EST

— Police on Thursday asked for the public's help to identify people suspected in two recent armed robberies of Fayetteville convenience stores.

A man and a woman robbed Kangaroo store at 2410 Owen Drive at about 10:45 p.m. Nov. 30, and a Wilco Hess station at 5030 Yadkin Road was robbed about 45 minutes later, police said.

A clerk at the second station suffered minor wounds when one of the robbers shot him.

The robbers were described as a thin black man, about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing a striped hooded sweatshirt, and a medium-built woman who is about 5 feet 3 inches tall and was wearing a pink shirt and a jacket with "Love Pink" on the back.

A second man was involved in the Wilco Hess robbery. He was described as black or Hispanic, about 6 feet tall, with a thin build and wearing a black jacket.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.