Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two pairs of robbers that hit businesses in Rams Plaza on East Fordham Boulevard this week.
At about 7 p.m. Monday, two men assaulted an employee at the Better Sleep Store and made off with almost $1,000 in cash, police said. One man had a handgun and the other had brass knuckles. One suspect is described as a tall, skinny white male in a black shirt. The other suspect was described as a heavy-set black male in a blue sweatshirt. Police offered no other descriptive details.
The two got away in a small, dark car.
At about 10 p.m. Thursday, two men went into a Pizza Hut restaurant at the plaza and left with more than $500 after one man showed a gun and the other implied that had some kind of weapon, the statement said.
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The getaway vehicle that time was a white, Ford F-150 pickup, police said. The suspects were both between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall and skinny. One was a black man wearing jeans, a red hoodie and a mask. The other was a black man wearing jeans, a black hoodie and a mask.
Police asked anyone with information about the suspects or the robberies to call either the police department at 919-968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest.
Crime Stoppers also takes tips at its website.