Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Media Contact: Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer
Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487
Date: September 25, 2018
(Fayetteville, NC) – On Monday, September 24, 2018 at approximately 12:29 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to First Citizen’s Bank, located along the 100 block of Broadfoot Avenue, reference a reported business robbery.
The preliminary investigation revealed a male entered the business armed with a rifle and demanded money from a teller. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money and then fled the area.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’08 in height, medium build, wearing a white plastic mask, gray hooded sweatshirt, and gray sweatpants.
Detectives have obtained still images from the bank’s surveillance system and are requesting the public’s assistance identifying the suspect.
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Robbery Unit are actively investigating the robbery and additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery or the identity of the suspect, is asked to contact Sergeant J. Rauhoff with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 929-6890 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.