Workers tied up during armed robbery at Raleigh real estate firm

(Dan West/CBS North Carolina)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Employees at a business on Hillsborough Street were tied up and left in a bathtub during the course of a robbery Tuesday afternoon, a 911 call revealed.

Raleigh police were on the scene of a reported robbery Tuesday afternoon on Hillsborough Street near Park Avenue.

Officers responded to a 1:30 p.m. call about a robbery at Adams Terry Realty in the 1300 block of Hillsborough Street.

Police said that two suspects, one who had a gun, came into the business and demanded cash.

“We have been robbed. They have tied up two of the people in the office. We need some help now,” the a 911 caller told the dispatcher.

Two workers were tied up by the robbers, police said.

The caller said he was not present when the robbery occurred and said he could get the employees unbound.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit for text and email reporting options.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.


(Dan West/CBS North Carolina)

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