Gunman sought after robbing 4 Fayetteville stores in a week, police say

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Police think one gunman is responsible for four armed robberies at Fayetteville stores over the last week.


The suspect, who has been caught on store surveillance cameras, typically wears a hoodie and/or sunglasses to cover his face, police said in a news release.

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In two cases the suspect robbed MetroPCS stores.

The most recent robbery happened on Sunday just after 4:30 p.m. at Metro PCS at 2956 Owen Drive, police said.

The robber in displayed a handgun and demanded money from the MetroPCS clerk.

The earlier robberies are listed below:

  • On Saturday at 9:42 p.m. at the CVS drugstore at 3026 Bragg Boulevard.
  • On Friday at 3:26 p.m. at the Textbook Brokers Store at 2904 Fort Bragg Road.
  • On Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. at Metro PCS at 8140 Cliffdale Road.

The man typically wears blue jeans during the robberies and has been seen wearing a toboggan, with a mask attached in one robbery, according to surveillance photos.

He is described as being between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall.


Anyone with information concerning these robberies or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact Sergeant M. Ballard with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 549-1054 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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