Rocky Mount authorities are investigating two Thursday night robberies.
Around 9:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man reported he was in the parking lot of City Dollar when he was approached by a gunman and robbed of a 40-ounce beer, his cellphone and money. The suspect allegedly ran from the scene before police arrived. The suspect is described as a 5-foot-9 to 6-foot tall black man wearing a dark gray shirt.
Officers responded to another robbery around 11:15 p.m. on the 400 block of South Mercer Street where a 39-year-old man reportedly had his bicycle stolen at gunpoint. The suspect is described as a 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 black man, weighing between 140 and 150 pounds and wearing a brown hooded coat and brown pants.
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.
No one was hurt in the incidents.