Man robbed as he parked his vehicle at Fayetteville home

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Fayetteville police are investigating the report of a March 10 armed robbery of a man outside his home near Lafayette Avenue.

Fayetteville officers on March 10 at approximately 1: 54 a.m. were dispatched to the area of Lafayette Avenue regarding an armed robbery report, said Fayetteville Police Department spokesperson Ann Marie Burdett.

Burdett said police met with the complainant, who said he was returning home from an evening out with his girlfriend. The complainant said he was on the passenger side of the vehicle assisting his girlfriend out of the car.

The man told officers an unknown male approached him from behind, placed an unknown object in the small of his back and demanded he take off his watch and give it to the subject, said Burdett.

Burdett said the man told police he never turned around to face the subject, and the subject fled on foot in the direction of Sharon Drive.

Additional officers arrived on the scene to assist with the investigation. Police were unable to locate the alleged suspect, Burdett added.

The case was turned over to the Fayetteville Criminal Investigations Division for further Investigations.