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ATF offers reward in string of violent store robberies

Published: Feb. 16, 2021 at 3:40 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 16, 2021 at 4:37 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WITN) - Federal agents are offering a $5,000 reward that leads to a conviction of several people responsible for a string of violent armed robberies in Eastern Carolina.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives believe the robberies in Beaufort, Craven, Greene, Hertford, Martin, Pitt, Washington, and Wilson counties have all been committed by the same men who fit similar descriptions and used similar vehicles and weapons.

Since December 6th, 1-3 men have targeted Dollar General, Food Lion, and Family Dollar stores. Also hit have been a Pizza Hut, Walgreens, CVS, and a One Main Financial location.

The ATF says in almost every case a gun was shown during the crime.

Anyone with information about these violent armed robberies should call the ATF at 1-800-ATF-TIPS (800-283-8477).

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