Robbers hit Stoneville business for fifth time

STONEVILLE, N.C.-- 220 Sweepstakes in Stoneville was robbed for the fifth time this month early Monday morning, according to authorities.

Three men overpowered a guard for the parlor, but no money was taken. The suspects fled on foot.

Shortly after the incident, Rockingham County Emergency Services called nearby homes using reverse 9-1-1 to alert residents that the suspects were on the run.

The three men are still at large, but authorities believe the community is no longer in danger.

If you have any information about the robberies call the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office at 336.634.3232 or Rockingham County Crimestoppers at 336.349.9683.

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