Detectives Request Public's Assistance Identifying Suspect in Robbery Investigation
Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Media Contact: Officer J. Strickland, Public Information Officer
Date: April 27, 2020
Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1500 ext. 2888
Detectives Request Public’s Assistance Identifying Suspect in Robbery Investigation
(Fayetteville, NC) – Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in a robbery investigation which occurred on April 21, 2020, in the parking lot of the Valero Gas Station (346 N Reilly Road).
The investigation has revealed the suspect was leaning on the victim’s vehicle as she was trying to back it out of a parking space. The victim sounded her horn in an attempt to get the suspect to move. The suspect became aggressive and started yelling and kicking the victim’s vehicle. The victim then exited the vehicle to assess the damage caused when the suspect began assaulting the victim. A second suspect, who has been identified, exited a vehicle and assaulted the victim. The victim was able to get to her phone and began calling 911. The suspects began assaulting the victim again and stole the victim’s cellphone. The suspects were last seen leaving in a 2015 black Chrysler 200 bearing NC registration place HHT-8147.
The victim, a 54-year-old female, suffered multiple lacerations to her face and hands. She was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment.
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Robbery Unit are actively investigating the robbery and have obtained still images from the stores surveillance system of the suspect.
Detectives are requesting anyone with information concerning the identity of the suspect to contact them, and are also encouraging the suspect depicted in these images to come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective B. Bullard with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 703-1948 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.