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Authorities search for robbery suspects

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Detectives with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office are searching for two suspects who robbed Southview Sanitation of its payroll just before 5 a.m. Friday morning, according to a news release.

Officials say the suspects pointed a gun at an employee as he was exiting his truck, demanding he hand over all his cash.

Both suspects fled on foot towards Cumberland Road and fired shots from a .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol, striking the employee's truck twice. No injuries were reported.

Officials say both suspects were approximately 5' 10" tall with a slim build. One was described as dark skinned; however, their faces were covered with dark bandanas.

If you have any information regarding this robbery, please contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500.

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