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Suspects sought in home invasion

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These are suspects in a home invasion that took place Monday afternoon on Discovery Street in Rocky Mount. Anyone who can identify these suspects should contact the Rocky Mount Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

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BY AMELIA HARPER
Staff Writer

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A 58-year old Rocky Mount woman was the victim of a home invasion.

The incident occurred about 2:37 p.m. Monday on the 100 block of South Discovery Street. Sgt. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said that two suspects entered the woman’s home while she was present. One was brandishing a handgun and the other wielded an ax, Summerlin said.

The two suspects forced the victim into her bedroom and demanded cash. After a brief struggle, the suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money, Summerlin said. The victim was not injured during the incident.

Rocky Mount police are seeking two suspects pictured in the attached video surveillance photo. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov . Tips also can be texted to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and typing up to 155 characters about the information.

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