Thursday, October 1, 2009
Armed robbery, burglaries reported
The Holly Springs Police Department reports an armed robbery and three residential burglaries last week.
An armed robbery was reported to have taken place Thursday, Sept. 24, outside Quick Stop Grocery on Highway 7 North, according to chief Robert Pearson. The victim stated he was approached by two black males as he was leaving the store and one of them had a handgun. The victim said he was struck multiple times and thieves took $700 in cash from him and left the scene.
The first residential burglary of the week occurred Friday, Sept. 25, in the 300 block of Salem Avenue, Pearson said. Entry to the home was through a side window that was broken out. Nothing was reported missing.
A second residential burglary was reported Friday, Sept. 25, in the 100 block of Briarwood Avenue. Thieves broke out a back bathroom window and took a birthday present, a bottle of champagne and a bottle of beer.
The third home burglary occurred Saturday, Sept. 26, in the 200 block of North West Boundary. The homeowner escaped through a bedroom window after hearing someone breaking in the kitchen door. Nothing was taken.
Anyone with information concerning any of the above incidents is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Callers are not asked to provide their name when providing tips to law enforcement and information provided is kept strictly confidential.
The following citations were issued last week – no/suspended driver’s license (2); no/expired tag (2); suspended driver’s license DUI (1); no insurance (3); speeding (1); and ran stop sign/light (1).
The following misdemeanors were reported for the week – stalking (1); malicious mischief (1); simple assault (3); petit larceny (2); domestic violence (1); and grand larceny (1).
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