In the first robbery, on the night of July 27, three men carrying handguns entered a business, threatened the employees and beat one worker with a gun, police said. They stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled.
In the second robbery, a man tried to rob the Kangaroo convenience store in the 7900 block of Raeford Road around 10 p.m. on Aug. 9, police said. After handing the clerk a $10 bill, the robber demanded money from the cash register and threatened the employee. The clerk, though, didn't give the robber any money, and he left the store.
Anyone with information about either robbery is asked to cal lFayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.