Wednesday, 28 December 2016 08:47

City police investigate evening armed robbery

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of an East Tenth Street convenience store Tuesday night.

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Police declined to specifically name the store.
Captain Bobby Martin said the person pictured in the security camera still entered the store shortly after 10:30 p.m. armed with a handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the person left the store with an undisclosed amount of money.
The person is described as standing between 5-feet, 8-inches to 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighing between 150 to 170 pounds.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Investigator Gorton Williams at 252-533-2821, the police department at 252-533-2810 or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.

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