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Attempted Robbery Investigation

Post Date:03/13/2019 4:58 PM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE          

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487 

Date: March 13, 2019            



Attempted Robbery Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Monday, March 11, 2019 at approximately 9:13 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to Exxon Short Stop, located along the 3400 block of Ramsey Street, reference a reported attempted robbery.


The preliminary investigation revealed a suspect entered the business and demanded the clerk open the register. The clerk refused to do so and the suspect subsequently left the business, at which time the clerk called 911.


The suspect was described as a light skin black male, 30-35 years of age, 5’06 -5’07 in height, approximately 155-160 pounds.


Detectives have obtained still images from the 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 suspects, is asked to contact Detective R. Southerland with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-1851 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting 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.

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