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Durham Police Asking for Information on Armed Robbery
UPDATE: Anthony L. Harris, Jr., 41, of Durham has been arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in this case. He was placed in Durham County Jail under a $100,000 bond.
Durham police are trying to identify a man who robbed the Family Dollar at 900 Bacon Street on Sunday. No one was injured.
A man entered the business shortly after 3:30 p.m., took a drink to the checkout counter and told the clerk he needed money. When the clerk did not immediately respond, the man pulled up his hoodie to show the clerk a gun in his waistband. The man fled with an unknown amount of money.
The suspect was described as a black male, 6 feet tall and approximately 200 pounds. He had short hair, a mustache and a beard. He was wearing a gray hoodie with a black stripe, gray sweatpants and gray sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator K. Owens at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29365 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.