Suspects ask to borrow phone, rob victim at gunpoint


West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem (Google)

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man said he was robbed at gunpoint when two people asked to use his cell phone in Winston-Salem early Friday morning.

Police responded to the 600 block of West Fourth Street around 2 a.m. after a 25-year-old man said he was approached by two men in their 20s. They asked to use his phone, then demanded his money while showing a handgun.

They took items from the victim and fled on foot.

The Winston-Salem Police Department requests that anyone with information regarding this crime contact Crime stoppers at 727-2800.

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