Police asking for information on robberies

August 21, 2008 4:04:54 PM PDT
Durham police investigators are asking for information about three robberies that were reported in the past eight days. CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information leading to arrests in these cases.

The first robbery was reported around 7 p.m. on Aug. 13 at the KFC on Horton Road. Three males wearing red bandanas over their faces entered the business and robbed it at gunpoint.

They also robbed a customer of her wallet and cell phone. The suspects are described as black males, 16 to 18 years old with small builds. They were wearing gray hoodies and may have fled in a green Toyota Camry.

The second robbery was reported at 10:30 p.m. on Monday at the Subway on North Roxboro Road in Oxford Commons Shopping Center. A male with a hoodie pulled over his face entered the store, implied that he had a gun (no gun was actually seen) and demanded money. The suspect was described as a black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a medium build. He wearing the hoodie, blue gloves, jeans and tennis shoes.

On Tuesday, two males entered Guerrero's Meat Market at 2929 North Roxboro Road around 12:30 p.m. and robbed the business at gunpoint. One male had a white T-shirt pulled over his face and the other was wearing a black ski mask. The suspects were described as black males, 18 to 25 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall with small builds.

Anyone with information on these cases is asked to call Investigator B.S. Jones at 560-4582, ext. 240 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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