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Armed Santa-dressed suspect robs North Carolina cellphone store

From WCMH-TV/DT, Columbus, North Carolina | Posted: 05-11-2017, 8:39 AM EST; Updated: 8:41 AM EST

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RALEIGH-DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA --- A man wearing a Santa Claus suit carrying a shotgun robbed a local cell phone store over the weekend, according to information provided by the Durham Police Department.

It happened on Saturday, about 9:30 a.m., at the Boost Mobile store, 2000 Avondale Drive, said detectives.

The man entered the store, pulled out a gun, and demanded money. He then put that money in a red bag, and escaped. On Wednesday, two surveillance images were released from the robbery. The suspect is described as male, black, between ages 20 to 25, between 6' and 6'2", and weighing around 300 lbs. Anyone with information is being asked to contact Investigator Walsh at 1-919/560-4440, Extension 29248; or Durham Police Crimestoppers, at 1-919/683-1200.

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SCSanta

Santa in May?!?

I am surprised there wasn't a sidebar story about Christmas Creep! :rolleyes:

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Santa Marty

Incognito Robber~!

No one would even notice him.

Claus' involved in Christmas in July events, be careful you are not arrested as a suspect.

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Santa MikeE
2 hours ago, Santa Marty said:

Incognito Robber~!

No one would even notice him.

Claus' involved in Christmas in July events, be careful you are not arrested as a suspect.

Sort of like the events in the movie The Santa Claus.

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Santa Johnny Boy

When they saw a man approaching the store in full Santa gear in May,  they should have gotten a bit suspicious. 

And where did the robber get the Santa suit, in May no less?  Santa suits aren't cheap...

Besides, in North Carolina, I'm sure the suit was pretty damn hot!  Any Santa worth his salt knows to dress Santa Casual in the warmer months.

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3 hours ago, Santa Johnny Boy said:

When they saw a man approaching the store in full Santa gear in May,  they should have gotten a bit suspicious. 

And where did the robber get the Santa suit, in May no less?  Santa suits aren't cheap...

Besides, in North Carolina, I'm sure the suit was pretty damn hot!  Any Santa worth his salt knows to dress Santa Casual in the warmer months.

Perhaps with the increasing number of 24/7 365 Santa Claus enthusiest, seeing Santa Claus everywhere you look only produces a "Ho Hum" mental response.  Nothing special, nothing unusual, and nothing exciting--until he pulls out a gun.

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