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Rocky Mount robbery suspect sought

Posted November 5, 2010 10:27 p.m. EDT

— Rocky Mount police are searching for the man who robbed the Fuel Doc, 1108 Cokey Road, on Saturday.

Authorities said the robbery happened just before midnight. The man threatened a store employee with a knife, demanded money and left the business, possibly in a Jeep Cherokee.

No one was injured.

The suspect was described as a black man, 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds. He was in his early to mid-20s and was wearing a gray hooded style sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery should contact Rocky Mount Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.