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Detectives ask for assistance identifying suspect in cigarette theft


Detectives are seeking help to find a man who stole cigarettes from a convenience store on McArthur Road, according to a news release.

The robbery was reported at 10:20 p.m. Saturday, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

The suspect entered the Circle K store at 1581 McArthur Road and demanded cigarettes while making a gesture that suggested he had a firearm, the news release said. After obtaining the cigarettes, he left the store on foot.

The suspect was wearing a blue and gray long-sleeve shirt over an orange shirt, black pants, and black shoes, investigators said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Sgt. A. Mundy at 910-677-5513 or CrimeStoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477) or http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org.

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