Raleigh police ask for help in finding Food Lion robbers

From staff reportsNovember 5, 2012 

— Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men who held up a Food Lion on Strickland Road and fled in a red sedan.

The robbery happened late Wednesday. Police issued the pictures over the weekend.

Police spokesman Jim Sughrue described the incident as an armed robbery, but police did not specify what weapon was used.

In the photos, one man appears to be holding a handgun.

In their request for help, police described one robber as a black male in his 20s to 30s who is about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a dark-colored ski mask.

The other man was described as black, in his 20s to 30s, about 6 feet tall or slightly taller with a slender build. He was wearing a dark-colored, short-sleeve shirt over a lighter-colored shirt or sweatshirt, jeans, and a dark-colored ski mask.

Police asked anyone with information that might help them to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at 919-834-HELP (4357)or to go to the CrimeStoppers website for instructions on reporting a tip online or by text message. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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