APD requests assistance to ID Oakley Food Center robbery suspect

Oakley Food Center robbery suspect

Press release from the Asheville Police Department:

The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to identify a suspect involved in a robbery at the Oakley Food Center (764 Fairview Road) on June 15, 2018. The suspect is described as a black male, 6′-6’5″ tall, with black dreadlocks. The suspect was seen getting into a silver vehicle, possibly a Honda or Acura.

The robbery occurred on Friday, June 15, at approximately 11:19 a.m. During the robbery, the suspect assaulted the clerk. The clerk suffered non-life threatening injuries. The suspect fled with an unknown amount of cash.

If anyone has information on this incident or the identity of the suspect, you are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

For more additional information, please contact Christina Hallingse, public information officer, at 828-259-5881 or challingse@ashevillenc.gov.

Oakley suspect entering

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