Suspects rob NC food mart at gunpoint

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police are searching for two suspects said to have robbed the Lil Thrift Food Mart on Hope Mills Road Wednesday at gunpoint.

The first suspect ordered the clerk to remove money from the register at gunpoint.

Police said the suspect took they money and left the scene on foot toward Keyboard Lane.

A second suspect was outside of the store during the robbery, police said.

The first suspect was wearing a black T-shirt over a white shirt, black pants, and black and white shoes. He also had a gray or green beanie on with a black bandana over his face.

The suspect who stood outside during the robbery was wearing a black T-shirt, black Dickie-style work pants, and had on a blue ski mask, police said.

Anyone with information concerning the robbery or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective M. Quillen at (910) 303-5703. Information can also be submitted by calling Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477) or by visiting

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