Salisbury: Man Falls Prey to Armed Robber Monday Afternoon in Kelsey Scott Park. Gives Up a .45 Caliber Semi-Automatic at Gunpoint

Posted on July 29, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ According to Salisbury Police sources Anthony Dumont Hill, Jr., 21, living at W. D Avenue in Salisbury, was the victim of a “robbery-firearm” at 1925 Old Wilkesboro Road (Kelsey Scott Park) when a stranger stepped to him and leveled a handgun in his face.  Hill gave up a .45 caliber Springfield XD45 (valued at $525), a firearm magazine (valued at $25), and a book bag (valued at $10) to the robber.  The crime was reported to 911 dispatch at 4:06 p.m.  No injuries were reported.  Another weapon with solid knockdown power falls into the hands of the wrong team.

The crime investigation remains active. No description of the suspect was available.

Kelsey Scott Park, 1925 Old Wilkesboro Road, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location Kelsey Scott Park, 1925 Old Wilkesboro Road, Salisbury, N.C.:

Manifest of Stolen Items:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime are urged to call the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333. If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web: or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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