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Police seek suspects in robbery of music store

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From Staff Reports

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday at music store on Bethlehem Road.

Rocky Mount police responded to a call at about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday about a robbery in progress at Music Plus on the 1000 block of Bethlehem Road. Police arrived to find two victims who were reportedly robbed at gunpoint. One of the victims had non-life threatening injuries, which were the the apparent result of a physical assault.

The victims reported that two men had entered the shop with a handgun and demanded money. They left with cash and personal identification of the victims. Police were not able to locate the suspects, who were last seen fleeing down Arbor Lane. The incident is still under investigation.

The suspects in the case are both described as slim black men dressed in dark clothing. One of the suspects was reportedly wearing a dark hat and a dark bandanna.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime in the area is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this week:

ASSAULT

17-year-old woman on the 300 block of East Goldleaf Street.

32-year-old man on the 400 block of West Raleigh Boulevard.

30-year-old man on the 400 block of Park Avenue.

58-year-old woman on the 800 block of East Highland Avenue.

LARCENY

1400 block of Jeffreys Road; stolen, tennis shoes.

600 block of Goldrock Road; stolen, bicycle.

100 block of N. Fairview Road; stolen, vehicle parts.

1200 block of Sportsman Trail; registration plate.

4200 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; checkbook, passport, cash.

2200 block of Bridgewood Road; stolen, handgun.

RESIDENTIAL BREAK-IN

100 block of Brown Drive; stolen, meat, Playstation 4 and accessories, ring, shoes, cd games, cash.

100 block of Southpark Village Court; stolen, three televisions, video game console, laptop, shoes, key, cash.

900 block of South Grace Street; damaged door frame.

1500 block of of Azalea Street; stolen, television.

300 block of Woodland Avenue; laptop, ring.

1800 block of West Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, trimmer.

600 block of Carolina Avenue; television.

COMMERCIAL BREAK-IN

Williford Elementary School on the 800 block of Williford Street; stolen, iPad tablet; damaged, building.

Family Dollar on the 1200 block of Goldrock Road; damaged, front door.

Midtown Supermarket on the 900 block of West Thomas Street; stolen, coins, cigarettes, lighter, other tobacco products.

Dollar General on the 500 of East Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, cigarettes; damaged, glass door.

La Smoken Tobacco on the 100 block of Jones Road; stolen, cigarettes; damaged window pane.

Smoke Em Up Smoke Shop on the 3900 block of Bishop Road in the Battleboror Community; stolen, 15 cartons of cigarettes and two boxes of cigars; damaged, front glass.

VEHICLE BREAK-IN

2012 Ford Fusion on the 400 block of Paul Street; stolen, purse.

BURGLARY

200 block of Conyer Lane; damaged, cabinets, radio, lawn mower.

1600 block of Lafayette Avenue; stolen, jewelry and precious metals; damaged, window.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

2012 Yamaha FZ6R on the 700 block of Columbia Avenue.

1995 Ford Ranger on the 1000 block of Calvary Street.

HIT-AND-RUN

2014 Nissan Altima on the 500 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

2013 Toyota truck on the 400 block of Hammond Street.

2013 Nissan Altima on the 400 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard.

2003 Nissan on the 800 block of East Holly Street.

PROPERTY DAMAGE

200 block of North Fairview Road; damaged, Boost Mobile building.

2600 block of Meadowbrook Roead; damaged, concrete lawn table and benches.

500 block of East Goldleaf Street; damaged, padlock, door hinge.

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