Man plows vehicle into Fayetteville store amid attempted armed robbery

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police are searching for two suspects after they attempted to rob a driver Thursday night who then plowed his vehicle into a store.

Just before 10 p.m., police said two suspects approached a vehicle in the parking lot of the Skylight Tobacco Store at 6047 Morganton Road.

One of the suspects pointed a gun inside the car.

The driver attempted to get away and thought the vehicle was in reverse and hit the accelerator.

The vehicle was in drive and plowed into the store.

Police said the suspect and victim exchanged gunfire.

Authorities could not confirm if anyone was injured.

Police are investigating.

Call 911 or Crimestoppers if you have any info on the incident.

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