Durham County

Photos released showing armed robber who threatened customers, workers at Boost Mobile store

A robbery in progress is shown in this still photo captured from video June 30 at the Boost Mobile store on North Roxboro Street.
A robbery in progress is shown in this still photo captured from video June 30 at the Boost Mobile store on North Roxboro Street. Durham Police Department

Durham police on Friday released still photos taken from surveillance video showing a man waving a gun at customers and workers and robbing the Boost Mobile store at 2230 N. Roxboro St. on June 30.

Police are asking the public for help identifying the suspect. They said he entered the business on the evening of June 30 and pointed his gun at employees and demanded money. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was described as a tall black male in his 20s. He was wearing a black hoodie and gray sweatpants.

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is asked to call Investigator K. Owens at 919-560-4440, ext. 29365 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.

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