Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Media Contact: Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer
Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487
Date: July 3, 2019
(Fayetteville, NC) – On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 6:39 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to Short Stop Food Mart, located along the 100 block of N. Olive Road, reference a reported robbery.
The preliminary investigation revealed the suspect entered the business, implied he had a firearm, and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect then fled the business with an undisclosed amount of money.
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 either suspect is asked to contact Detective R. Southerland with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-1851 or Fayetteville / Cumberland County 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.