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

Surveillance footage of the suspect (Durham Police Department)
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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