APD requests help to ID suspects in Oakley Food Store armed robbery

Suspects in an Aug. 7 armed robbery of the Oakley Food Store.
Suspects in an Aug. 7 armed robbery of the Oakley Food Store. Photo courtesy of the Asheville Police Department

Press release from the Asheville Police Department:

Oakley Food Center suspectThe Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to identify two suspects involved in an armed robbery at the Oakley Food Store (764 Fairview Road, Asheville) on Tuesday, August 7. At approximately 11:12 p.m. two suspects entered the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded the contents of the register. The suspects fled on foot with the contents of the register toward Onteora Boulevard. The suspects were fully covered in dark clothing.

We encourage anyone with information regarding this incident or the identities of the two suspects to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050, if you wish to remain anonymous.

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