Man Robbed At Knifepoint At ATM

Harnet ATM Robbery SuspectUpdate: The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Edward Dean Fleming II, 26, of Coats. Fleming has been charged with armed robbery.

Harnett County authorities are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Cashpoints ATM machine in Lillington. 

At 2:12pm Thursday, the victim was at the ATM machine on Marshbanks Street when he was approached by the suspect, a white male, about 25-30 years of age, 6 foot tall, with “scruffy” facial hair and a ponytail, a green and while striped shirt, green cargo pants, and a green ballcap.   

Major Jeff Huber said the suspect showed a knife and demanded the victim withdraw money. The victim complied and the suspect was last seen walking near Highway 27 East.  The photo is from a surveillance camera at the ATM. 

If you can identify the suspect you are asked to contact Detective Hidreth with the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office at 910-893-0148 or the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 910-893-0300.