Rocky Mount police are searching for a man accused of robbing a man near his apartment on the 3400 block of Sunset Avenue.
Police said a 32-year-old man was in the parking lot around 4 p.m. Tuesday when he was approached by a gunman that threatened him and robbed him of a small amount of money. The suspect reportedly fled on foot toward Sunset and Winstead avenues. The victim was not injured.
The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 to 6-foot black man, around 22 years old, weighing between 140 and 160 pounds and wearing a black T-shirt and dark jeans. 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.