Sampson County authorities search for suspects in ATM armed robbery

Surveillance photo provided by Sampson County Sheriff's Office

CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) – Sampson County authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in finding two suspects wanted in an ATM armed robbery that occurred in Newton Grove Aug. 19.

Deputies responded to the BB&T ATM and spoke with a female victim who told her that two unknown men approached her vehicle at the ATM with a handgun and demanded money.

The suspects robbed her of $20 cash and her wallet, which contained person information, police said.

The victim told authorities that the suspects left the area in a green passenger car last seen headed towards Johnston County on U.S. Route 701.

Police released a photo of one of the suspects. Investigators ask that anyone having information on the suspect’s identity to please contact the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office at 910-592-4141.

No further information was provided.

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