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Elderly couple robbed on Buff Road

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From Staff Reports

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Rocky Mount police are seeking help in recovering a truck that was stolen Thursday night during a break-in at the home of an elderly couple.

Rocky Mount police Cpl. Mike Lewis said the residents of a home on the 2700 block of Buff Road came home to find that someone had forced their way through the door of their home and had stolen several items including a handgun, a television, jewelry, coins and a cedar box.

Larry and Kitty Powell, both 79, also discovered that their truck, a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, was missing from the home, apparently stolen. Police say the vehicle is dark green with a license tag number of NYX5416. Anyone with information about the break-in is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.

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