Winston-Salem man robbed while taking out trash

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for two suspects after they robbed a man taking out his trash in Winston-Salem Tuesday night.

The victim was throwing out trash in a dumpster on Old Vineyard Road when he saw two men walking toward him, police say.

The victim says he recognized one man who goes by the name “TJ.”

They briefly spoke until the other suspect pulled out a gun and robbed the victim of his cash and other items.

The suspects were described as men in their 20s with “TJ” having dreadlocks and the gunman with short hair.

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

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