Police seek suspect in store bank bag theft

From Staff Reports

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Local law enforcement officers said they are hoping to apprehend a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of a bank bag from an employee of the Children’s Place.

The incident occurred just before 8 a.m. Monday in the parking lot of Golden East Crossing mall when an unidentified female employee was walking toward the building and was approached by the suspect. The robber reportedly threatened the victim and fled with the bank bag toward Applebee’s. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a white man wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt.

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.