Man robbed after leaving ATM


By Abby Hackmann - [email protected]



LAURINBURG — A man was robbed on Tuesday after withdrawing money from ATM machine.

The victim withdrew $720 from the Cash Points machine near the Richmond Community College building on Fairly Street, according to a police report.

Police said the man was walking on Atkinson Street around 4:56 a.m. when someone came up behind him and knocked him to the ground.

According to police, the robber held a gun to the back of the man’s head while he was laying on the ground and took the money from his pocket. The gunman ran east toward Main Street, according to a police report.

The robber was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans, according to the report.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Laurinburg Police Department at 910-276-3211.

By Abby Hackmann

[email protected]

Abby Hackmann can be reached at 910-506-3171.

Abby Hackmann can be reached at 910-506-3171.

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