Armed Robbery Occurs in Downtown Southern Pines
Southern Pines police are investigating an armed robbery that happened just after 2:30 a.m. in downtown Southern Pines.
The incident took place in the 100 block of West New Hampshire Avenue. Police say two suspects approached an individual while he was walking down the street. One of the subjects was armed with a handgun, police said.
The two subjects, both black males, are described as 20 to 25 years old. One is 5'8" to 5'9" and the other is described as 6"0 and "athletically built."
The two subjects took personal items from the victim. They were seen leaving the area in a maroon, mid- 1980s four-door sedan with a third subject.
The victim was not harmed in the incident.
Police are asking that anyone with information call 910-692-1481, or the crime tip line at 693-4110.
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