Durham investigators seek suspects in convenience-store robbery

From Staff ReportsJanuary 16, 2013 

The Durham County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying these suspects in a Monday, Jan. 14, robbery at the Speed EEZ convenience store.

DURHAM COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Durham County sheriff’s investigators are asking for help identifying two men in an armed robbery of the Speed EEZ convenience store at 7:22 p.m. Monday.

The two men, one armed with a shot gun and the other with a pistol, held the store clerk at gunpoint as they emptied the cash register. The clerk was unharmed.

Investigators think the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle after completing the robbery.

The first suspect, who was armed with a shotgun, is described as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build weighing 130 to 150 pounds. He was wearing a black coat with a hood, a scarf over his face and dark-colored pants.

The second suspect, who was armed with a pistol, is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall to 5 feet 11 inches tall with a medium build weighing 150 to 170 pounds. He is also wearing dark clothing with a hood and a scarf over his face.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call detectives at 919-560-0857 or Durham CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

Surveillance footage of the robbery is available at youtu.be/DaQdQsQHzGI.

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