For Immediate Release
ATF Offers Reward for Information on Violent Armed Robberies in Lumberton
Suspects Targeting Hispanic Businesses
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced a reward of up to $7,500 for information leading to the location, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a series of violent armed robberies at several convenience stores in Lumberton.
Since the start of the year, there have been multiple armed robberies targeting Hispanic convenience stores within the city limits of Lumberton, with the most recent robbery taking place on Tuesday and leaving one victim with a gunshot wound. The robberies involve one to two individuals driving a silver or white four-door vehicle. One suspect is described as a tall Native American male, between 18 to 24 years old.
ATF is partnering with the Lumberton Police Department on this investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845 or the ATF Charlotte Field Division at 1-800-ATF-TIPS (1-800-283-8477). All tips will remain anonymous.