Southwest Wake News

March 19, 2014

Suspect arrested in Fuquay-Varina post office robbery

Police Wednesday announced the arrest of a 54-year-old man in connection with the armed robbery of a post office in Fuquay-Varina.

Police Wednesday announced the arrest of a 54-year-old man in connection with the armed robbery of a post office in Fuquay-Varina.

Barrett Griffin, whose last known address is 3649 Piney Grove Wilbon Road in Fuquay-Varina, has been charged with armed robbery and larceny of a motor vehicle, Susan Weis, a town spokeswoman reported on Wednesday.

Griffin was picked by police Tuesday night on an unrelated charge of failure to appear in court. Additional charges are are pending further investigation, Weis said.

An undisclosed amount of cash was taken during the holdup that occurred just before 11 a.m. Tuesday at the postal branch located at 131 N. Judd Parkway NE.

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