Police search for CVS shoplifting suspect

Fayetteville police need help identifying a suspect from a recent shoplifting at the CVS located at 522 Owen Drive on Dec. 6. (Image courtesy Fayetteville Police Department)

December 17, 2012 5:36:44 PM PST
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect from a recent robbery of the CVS located at 522 Owen Drive on Dec. 6.

A man accompanied by a woman carrying a child entered the CVS. After an employee witnessed the man shoplifting merchandise, the employee approached the suspect and confronted him. The suspect then threatened to shoot the employee and left the scene in a 1996 gold Ford Explorer.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20s. He is believed to be about 6'2'' and heavyset with a close-cut haircut. He was wearing blue jeans, a black and white striped shirt, and a black jacket at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information or recognizing the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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