Police seek gunmen in Christmas Eve robbery

From Staff Reports

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Rocky Mount police are searching for two men suspected of robbing a convenience store on Christmas Eve.

Authorities said an employee at EP Mart on N.C. 48 called police after two men entered the store and robbed him at gunpoint. The suspects reportedly fired one shot while inside the store, but no one was injured. The suspects fled on foot.

The suspects are described as 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-11 black men, between 18 and 25 years old with light builds and wearing masks. One man had on a dark-color hooded sweatshirt while the second suspect had on a plaid hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.