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The Daily Reflector

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Greenville Police Department on Friday released surveillance images of a man suspected of robbing the manager of a laundry outside the business earlier this week.

The incident occurred about noon on Monday at The Wash House, 2511 E. 10th St. Police said the robber stole cash belonging to the business from the manager as he exited the store.

The manager was in the process of transporting the money from the business when he was approached from behind and robbed at gunpoint, a news release said. The manager was not injured.

The suspect was described as a heavyset black male, about 6 feet tall. He was wearing shorts and a gray tank top. He last was seen walking east on 10th Street.

A case report indicated $2,200 was stolen. The manager was listed as a 37-year-old man from Greenville. The report also listed an 18-year-old woman as a witness.

Police are asking the public to help them identify the man captured in the surveillance images.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Elias at 252-329-4300 or CrimeStoppers at 252-758-7777. Crime Stoppers offers a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest.

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