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Police ask for leads in sweepstakes robbery where shots were fired - Rocky Mount

Fighting Crime made citizens aware when it occurred

On Jan. 18 at approximately 9:57 pm., the Rocky Mount Police department responded to a robbery at 1858 Stone Rose Dr (Lucky 777). When officers arrived, they located the manager, Sultan Alyafeai. Alyafeai stated four (4) men attempted to rob the business. The security guard fired one (1) round, and the suspects fled from the area. There was no evidence that anyone was injured.

The description of the suspects are as follows:

-Suspect one (1) is wearing a black hoodie, black pants, and white shoes. The subject is also wearing a black mask.

-Suspect two (2) wearing a blue hoodie, blue bandana, black mask, brown pants, and black boots

-Suspect three (3) is wearing a black mask, brown coat, black hoodie, black pants, and white shoes and carrying a long black rifle.

Suspect four (4) is wearing a white and black mask, black coat, black pants, and black shoes, carrying a long black rifle.

This case is still under investigation. 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.

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