S.P. Police Investigate Armed Robberies
Southern Pines has been hit by two armed robberies in the last several days.
Today, at approximately 2 a.m., an armed robbery occurred on South Mechanic Street, near Morganton Road. The victim was walking when he was approached from behind by two males, one of which placed a firm object against his back. The victim told police he believed the object was a handgun. The suspects fled toward Morganton Road after robbing the victim.
The second robbery occurred Sunday at 2 a.m.on Tanglewood Drive, near Morganton Road. The two victims of the robbery were sitting in a vehicle when two black males dressed in dark clothing approached the car. The two suspects implied they were in possession of a firearm, and subsequently robbed both victims.
In both robberies, the suspects physically searched the victims.
If you have any information about the robberies, contact the Southern Pines Police Department by calling (910) 692-7031 or anonymously by calling the Southern Pines Police Department’s Tip Line at (910) 693-4110.
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