Police: Man wanted in connection with 5 Fayetteville armed robberies is on the run

Nicholas Rizzuto (Fayetteville Police Department)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Fayetteville police have identified and obtained warrants for a man wanted in connection with five armed robberies that have occurred since Nov. 27, police said.

Nicholas Rizzuto, 28, has been charged with robbing five businesses while armed with a weapon.

Rizzuto is wanted in connection with robberies at:

• Metro PCS located at 8140 Cliffdale Road on Nov. 27
• Text Book Brokers located at 2904 Fort Bragg Road on Dec. 1
• Boost Mobile located at 5701 Yadkin Road on Dec.
• CVS located at 3026 Bragg Blvd. on Dec. 2
• Metro PCS located at 2956 Owen Drive on Dec. 3

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nicholas Rizzuto is asked to contact Sergeant M. Ballard  with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 549-1054 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.


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