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Lumberton Police looking for 2 suspects in armed robbery

Source: Lumberton Police Source: Lumberton Police

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – Police are looking for two men who they say robbed a convenience store and gunpoint, and made off with cash and two winning lottery tickets.

On August 1, two men entered the Exxon on 2801 Rowland Avenue and made a small purchase, according to a news release from Lumberton Police. One suspect pulled out a handgun and grabbed cash from the register while pointing the gun and clerk. As they left, the same suspect grabbed two $20 lottery tickets.

Both tickets were cashed in Fayetteville about an hour later, the release states.

There is no description of the suspects’ vehicle, however, the first suspect is described as a black male with a small goatee, about 5-feet-10-inches in height and 350 to 400 pounds in weight. He was wearing gray sweatpants and a gray short-sleeve shirt.

The other suspect was described as a black male, about 6-feet-1-inch tall and 160 to 190 pounds in weight. He was wearing black pants, black shoes, a gray NY Yankee ball cap, and had a thin full beard.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Charles Leavitt at the Lumberton Police Department 910-671-3845.

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