Police seek suspect in home invasion assault, robbery

From Staff Reports

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Rocky Mount police are investigating a Monday night assault and robbery at a house on Planters Street.

Authorities said a 50-year-old man was at a house when a suspect attacked him. The suspect reportedly struck the victim before fleeing the scene with the man’s wallet. The victim did not require medical attention.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-5 black man, weighing 150 pounds with a light build, a medium complexion and wearing a black coat and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 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.