Police seek suspect in robbery attempt

From Staff Reports

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Authorities are searching for a suspected robber in connection with a Friday night incident.

Police saido a 19-year-old man reportedly was approached by a suspect in the parking lot of McDonald’s on the 2600 block of Sunset Avenue and forced into a red Ford Taurus. The victim reportedly was able to jump from the vehicle about three blocks away, and the suspect sped away.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot black man with cornrows wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov