Police seek suspect who robbed woman at motel

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Authorities are searching for a man suspected of robbing a woman Saturday morning in her motel room.

According to police reports, a 19-year-old Nashville woman called authorities after reportedly being robbed around 4 a.m. in her room at the Ashburn Inn on N.C. 48. Officials said the suspect threatened the woman with a weapon, stole the woman’s wallet and money then fled the scene on foot. The woman was not injured.

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.