Police try to ID robber

September 29, 2009 11:56:51 AM PDT
Durham police want help solving two armed robberies and an attempted robbery all at the same convenience store in the last week.It happened at the BP convenience store at 2211 North Roxboro Street.

The first robbery was reported at 10:32 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22. A male wearing a hoodie and a mask entered the business, pointed a long gun at the clerk and demanded money. He also took cash from a customer before fleeing from the store. He was described as a black male, 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches tall with a large build.

The second robbery was reported at 9:27 p.m. on Sunday, September 27. A male with a T-shirt wrapped around the lower half of his face and carrying a long gun entered the store and demanded money. The suspect was wearing a black T-shirt and an Atlanta Braves ball cap.

The attempted robbery happened around 6 a.m. on September 27 when a male wearing a mask and carrying a handgun tried to enter the store as the clerk was opening it. The door was locked and the male fled without taking anything.

Police have a surveillance photo from one of the robberies.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator B.S. Jones at (919) 560-4582, ext. 29248 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

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