Police request assistance in locating robbery suspect


At about 11:45 a.m. December 19, a suspect entered the Grocery Boy Jr convenience store at 2201 New Hope Church Road. Armed with a handgun, he robbed the clerk before fleeing on foot.

The suspect is described as being in his early twenties, standing about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He was wearing a dark-colored, hooded sweatshirt over a white T-shirt, khaki pants, and brown construction boots. The front of the sweatshirt had lettering and a design that can be partially seen in the photo.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the case is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at (919) 890-3555 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 226-CRIME.

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