Fayetteville man arrested, charged in multiple armed robberies

John Michael Volpicelli in a photo from Fayetteville Police

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville Police arrested a man wanted in connection with multiple armed robberies that occurred over the past few days in the city.

Michael Volpicelli, 38, was arrested early Sunday morning. He faces three counts of felony robbery with a deadly weapon, one count of felony second-degree kidnapping, felony larceny, felony possession of stolen goods, felony conspiracy, and one count of misdemeanor larceny.

Volpicelli is wanted for a robbery took place at approximately 12:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kangaroo located at 2326 Owen Drive. In that robbery, he is suspected of wearing a white skeleton mask over his face and robbing the store using a black semi-automatic style pistol, police said.

He is also suspected of robbing the Kangaroo at 1960 Cedar Creek Road Thursday night while wearing the same mask and using the same gun.

He may have also been involved in a robbery at a convenience store at Hope Mills Road and Rockfish Road Saturday morning.

Volpicelli is being held under a $80,000 secured bond at the Cumberland County Detention Center.

Fayetteville Police identify suspect in multiple armed robberies

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