Police Release Sketches of Robbery Suspects

Community asked to help identify suspects


The Duke University Police Department has released an artist’s sketch of the two suspects from an armed robbery committed along Swift Avenue on July 24, 2015.The first suspect is described as a male in his late 20s or early 30s with a very dark, almost black complexion. He has dark hair and stands between 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 145 pounds. The man, who was holding the gun, also appeared to be right handed. The second suspect is described as a bald male about 20 to 25 years with a dark brown complexion. He stands about between 6 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. The robbery took place early Friday at 1:40 a.m. near the apartments at 301 Swift Avenue. Both suspects fled the scene in a gold colored car.“The safety of our community is our first priority,” said Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president for administration. “We are hopeful that these sketches may help someone in the community recognize these suspects as part of our investigation.”Investigators are seeking assistance in identifying two suspects involved in the robbery.  Anyone who has information about the possible identities should call Duke Police Investigator Jeff Frisbie at 919-684-4714 or Durham CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases. Callers may remain anonymous.crime