03/26/14 — Crime of the Week

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Crime of the Week

By From staff reports
Published in News on March 26, 2014 1:46 PM

On Monday, Feb. 24 at 10 p.m. an unknown male described as Hispanic, approximately 509, 170, skinny build, entered the Friendly Mart located at 2212 Indian Springs Road at the intersection of Emmaus Church Road with a sawed-off long gun, put the employees on the floor and bound them. The suspect took cash and fled in an unknown direction.

On Wednesday, March 5, at 8:13 p.m. an unknown suspect attempted to make entry at O'Quinn's Variety Store located at N.C. 55 Highway but was unable to do so. This suspect is described as wearing a white mask over their face, a light colored, hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, black gloves, dark colored tennis shoes with a check and white soles.

On Tuesday, March 18 at 9:53 p.m. an unknown suspect entered La Palmita Store located at 4357 U.S. 117 Highway Alternate with a sawed-off long gun, ordered the employees to get on the floor, took cash, then put the employees in a bathroom and fled the scene. This suspect was described as a tall, skinny, light-skin, Hispanic male, approximately in his 20's, wearing a black mask, blue, hooded jacket, dark pants, dark shoes that spoke Spanish.

Anyone with information about this crime or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or text at 919-222-4230. Callers may remain anonymous.