DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — The Durham Police Department asked for the public’s help on Thursday morning to identify two people believed to be involved in an armed robbery earlier this month.
A little less than five hours later, Durham police said they have been successfully identified, though their names have not yet been released.
On Nov. 5 at 3 a.m., police responded to an armed robbery at a victim’s home in the 2500 block of Vesson Street.
Police said a man and woman were returning home from work when the male suspect emerged from the tree line and pointed a handgun at them. Officers said the suspect took the woman’s purse before running through their backyard toward Chapel Hill Road.
Police provided pictures of the suspects that they believe were involved in the robbery.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Investigator A. Osborne at 919-560-4440 ext. 29241 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.