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Police search for Milton Road robber

Police are searching for this man accused of robbing another man in the 1900 block of Milton Road in Charlotte on Monday afternoon.
Police are searching for this man accused of robbing another man in the 1900 block of Milton Road in Charlotte on Monday afternoon. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed a victim of his wallet and cellphone in the 1900 block of Milton Road at about 1 p.m. Monday.

Milton Road is off The Plaza and East W.T. Harris Boulevard.

The victim told police he was walking home when a man approached, brandished a weapon and went through the victim’s pockets.

The suspect is described as a 23-year-old black male, about 5-feet-9-inches tall with a medium skin tone and average build. The suspect was last seen wearing a T-shirt and a dark baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Marusak: 704-358-5067;

Twitter: @jmarusak

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