Fayetteville police searching for robber seen in pictures

Surveillance images of suspect in Short Stop robbery. Image source: Fayetteville Police Department

The Fayetteville Police Department is looking for an armed robber seen in surveillance photos.

Investigators said the robbery happened at the Short Stop Food Mart at 1960 Cedar Creek Road on Friday morning.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a man entered the business around midnight, approached the cashier with a semi-automatic style pistol, and demanded money.

Police say the man was wearing a camouflage jacket with a hood, blue jeans, a "skull-type" mask covering his face, and gloves on both hands. He was described as having a country accent.

The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect can contact Detective Pacurari at (910) 916-7491. Information can also be submitted by calling Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477), by visiting the Fayetteville Crimestoppers website and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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