The parking lot between the police station and library off of 7th Avenue will be closed for a few days starting Monday to allow for repaving work. The library book drop will be unavailable during that time. Access to police station and library parking will be through the Town Hall lot entrances on 7th Avenue (look for the Town Hall monument sign) and on Aversboro Road.


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Garner Police Investigate Robbery/Shooting

Post Date:02/21/2017 8:53 AM

Garner Police are investigating an overnight robbery/shooting that occurred at 234 Lenoxplace Circle.   According to investigators, 45yo Sean Sanders was walking to his vehicle at around 2:20 a.m. this morning when he was approached by an unknown male wearing all dark clothing and a dark mask.  The suspect demanded the victim's wallet.  At some point during the robbery, the suspect shot the victim multiple times before leaving the area on foot in an unknown direction of travel.  The victim was transported to Wake Med with serious but non-life threatening injuries.  The victim lives at the apartment complex.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Garner Police Department at 919.772.8810.  Information can also be given anonymously at our crime tip line by calling 919.890.7318 or e-mail at

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