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Cary Police Asking Public to Identify Band of Early AM Robbers

Post Date:06/16/2017 11:21 AM


  • Foursome robs Cary barista while waiting for shift to begin on June 6.
  • Later that morning, three of the four suspects were seen buying breakfast in Graham, NC with the stolen credit cards.
  • Anyone with information should call (919) 469-4012 or file a report anonymously with Cary Crime Stoppers at (919) 460-4636.




Full Release

Cary, NC – After exhausting all leads, the Town of Cary Police Department is turning to citizens to help identify a group of men who robbed an employee waiting to start his early morning shift. On June 6 around 4:50 a.m., an employee of Starbucks, 125 Weston Parkway, was sitting inside his vehicle waiting for his shift to begin when he was approached by four males. One asked to use the employee’s cellphone; when the request was denied, the group of males assaulted the employee and stole his cellphone and wallet. No life-threatening injuries were reported. A short time later, the stolen credit cards were used at a fast food restaurant in Graham, North Carolina. Photographs from this scene reveal three of the four males to be black, ranging in age from 20-40; the fourth suspect was not captured on video.

“Nobody should ever feel unsafe when simply sitting in their car,” said Captain Randall Rhyne of Cary’s Criminal Investigation Division. “It’s time to see the sun set on this sunrise crime, and we know someone in the public will be able to identify these guys and assist us in bringing justice to this victim.”

Anyone with information should call the Town of Cary Police at (919) 469-4012 or file a report anonymously with Cary Crime Stoppers at (919) 460-4636. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,500 for the arrest or indictment of those responsible for committing certain types of crimes. All calls will be kept CONFIDENTIAL at the caller's request. For crime prevention tips, see the Police Department section of or call (919) 469-4324. For real-time crime updates, follow the Town of Cary’s Safety feed on Twitter @TOC_Safety.


Primary Contacts

Capt. Randall Rhyne, Criminal Investigations Division, (919) 469-4017

Carrie Roman, Public Information Specialist, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240



Town of Cary Police Department

Cary Crime Stoppers 

Crime Prevention and Safety Tips 

Town of Cary Safety Twitter Feed

Suspect Images:
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