Friday January 15th, 2021 around 9:50pm Fighting Crime advised that a robbery occurred at the Fairview Rd Food Mart on Fairview Rd.
Per police reports a handgun and shell casings were found at the scene and an aggravated assault occurred. No one was injured.
On Jan. 15 at approximately 9:51 pm., the rocky mount police department responded to a robbery in progress at 305 N Fairview Rd. When officers arrived, they located the victim, Ali Khalil. Khalil stated two (2) men entered the business brandishing a firearm. Khalil fired two rounds at the suspects from his handgun. The men fled the scene before officers arrived.
The suspects' description was approximately 6 feet tall with a jeans jacket, blue jeans, and dark sneakers. The second male was wearing a grey toboggan with blue jeans and grey sneakers.
We ask anyone with information to contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411, Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111, or Text-A-Tip (Text R.M.P.O.L.) and your message to CRIMES (274637). Your text is entirely anonymous.
If you have any information on this incident contact RMPD 972-1411