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12/1/2018 6:54:00 AM
No Suspects So Far As Robberies Continue

Hickory Police Department
Press Release

Hickory Police are searching for clues in yet another robbery in the Hickory area. Since September, there have now been six armed robberies or robbery attempts in the Hickory area.

On Thursday, November 29th shortly before midnight, Hickory Police responded to the Blue Crab Skill Fish Games at 1703 Highway 70 SW where the latest robbery occurred. Police say a suspect entered the business, approached an employee demanding cash and obtained an undisclosed amount of money, then exited the business.

The male suspect, approximately 5’10” in height, was wearing a hoodie, mask, gloves, and cargo pants.

Other robberies have included

  • September 4, 2018 –Walgreen's – 2427 Springs Rd NE, Hickory
  • September 26, 2018 – CVS Pharmacy – 1504 2nd ST NE, Hickory
  • November 3, 2018 – Dollar General – 4796 Riverbend Road, Conover 
  • November 5, 2018 – Dollar General – 901 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE, Hickory
  • November 14, 2018 - Zaxby's - 1330 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE, Hickory

Anyone with information regarding this on-going investigation is encouraged to call the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551 or contact Inv. C. De Los Santos directly at 828-261-2621 or

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