Police Look For Persons Of Interest After Target Fire

Customers inside a Target Saturday afternoon had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in the store. Officials are calling the fire suspicious and are now looking for persons of interest.

It happened at the Target off of Raleigh Road Parkway in Wilson. Firefighters were called out to the store around 2 p.m. When they got there customers were being evacuated and employees had already extinguished the fire.

The fire was in a small area of the store near the greeting cards. There was minimal damage and a small amount of merchandise was burned. No injuries were reported.

Police are now looking for the persons of interest in the investigation. If you have any information on their whereabouts please contact police.

The store is expected to reopen Sunday for business.


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  • by Anonymous on Oct 17, 2011 at 05:49 AM
    Sounds like to me ya'll might wanna consider the ones on the 24's or 28's...not just the ones on the bus...
  • by reader on Oct 16, 2011 at 09:42 AM
    I suggest going to the library and see who checked out "The Fire Lover" a true story by Joseph Wambaugh! Sounds the same! Scary similarity!
  • by laura Location: greenville on Oct 16, 2011 at 06:08 AM
    I bet their car is from the 80's, lowered, with something in spanish written on the back windshield in large, gothic type lettering. Other places to look- Salvation Army/Goodwill, Piggly Wiggly, Walmart on a Sunday morning, garage sales and flea markets. When you live in ENC long enough, you get as good as an FBI profiler with this stuff!
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      by yukon on Oct 16, 2011 at 06:31 PM in reply to laura
      you are probaly right or there were about 50 of them on a old yellow school bus headed back to nash county aka little mexico
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