On 12-15-2008 at approximately 10:30 A.M., the Fayetteville Police Department responded to an armed robbery of the Romance Diamond Company at 248 W Dickson.  The suspect is a white male, possibly in his late 30's or early 40's, approximately 6'0", slender build, has crooked teeth, stubble facial hair, and was last seen wearing eye glasses.  The suspect was also wearing a dark colored heavy coat (possibly leather), a red or maroon sweatshirt, gray stocking cap, black gloves, dark pants, black shoes, and was carrying a large green shopping bag with a Christmas design on it.  Suspect was armed with a medium size black hand gun.  Witnesses stated that the suspect smelled strongly of cigarette smoke.

If you have any information about the identity of this suspect, you are asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555.