A 30-year-old man was treated and released after being assaulted and robbed while at an ATM.
According to police reports, the victim was in his vehicle around 2 p.m. Wednesday at the ATM on the 800 block of Harbour West Drive when he was approached by two assailants. The suspects reportedly physically assaulted him and stole money before running away toward the back of Food Lion.
One suspect is described as a 6-foot tall black man in his thirties, weighing about 180 pounds with medium-length dreadlocks and wearing a red shirt and dark-colored jeans. The second suspect is described as a 5-foot-7 black man, also in his thirties, weighing about 175 pounds with a light-colored shirt on.
Rocky Mount authorities advised caution and situational-awareness at all times, but especially when money is involved.
“We encourage individuals to pay close attention to their surroundings and other individuals,” police Cpl. Mike Lewis said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.