Durham police searching for suspect in October armed robbery at sweepstakes business

Surveillance footage of the suspect (Durham Police Department)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police are requesting the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an October armed robbery at a sweepstakes business.

According to police, the robbery occurred around 6 a.m. on Oct. 29 at C&R Entertainment, located at 3825 S. Roxboro St. A male entered the building, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The suspect was able to get away with phones and cash, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male, 24-29 years old, 200 to 210 pounds and approximately 6 feet tall. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie or jacket, red gloves, black hat with a scarf or bandanna tied to the side of the hat, black pants, and black and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator B. Riley at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29303 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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