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Saturday, September 22, 2018

A 28-year-old man was injured Thursday during an armed robbery in Simpson, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The incident occurred about 1 a.m. along the roadway in the 500 block Queen Street/Telfaire Street, according to a case report.

A robber used a knife and forced the man to hand over his wallet, the report said. The man suffered severe lacerations during the robbery.

The report listed the relationship between the suspect and offender as unknown. A total of $15 cash was stolen.

The victim lives outside of Simpson on Brick Kiln Road, the report said. An investigation is continuing.


The sheriff’s office released other reports Thursday and Friday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 4400 block N.C. 43 North and Cottondale Road, 12:35-12:39 p.m. Sept. 20: radiator, alternator, and A/C parts valued at $1,500 stolen by known person; investigation ongoing.

■ 1500 block Allen Road, noon Aug. 29-3:03 Sept. 20: Smith & Wesson firearm and 40 rounds of ammunition valued at $500 stolen by acquaintance; investigation ongoing.

Property Damage

■ 100 block West First Street, 2:58 p.m. Sept. 20: property damage reported at parking lot; damaged items not listed; case closed/leads exhausted.


The Greenville Police Department released reports Thursday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 3800 block South Memorial Drive, 1-3 a.m. Sept. 21: Comfort Inn entered through closed garage door; two feet of Greenville Utilities copper pipe valued at $50 stolen; case inactive.

■ 2195 Evans St., 10:35-10:39 p.m. Sept. 20: cell phone charger valued at $20 stolen from Circle K; case inactive.

■ 300 block Conley Street, 8-9 p.m. Sept. 19: gray Samsung Galaxy J3 valued at $200 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 612 S.W. Greenville Blvd., 10:25-10:30 a.m. Sept. 20: two 12-count cases of 16 oz. Bud Light beer valued at $21.98 stolen from Speedway; case inactive.

■ 100 block Martinsborough Road, 8 p.m. Sept. 19-7 a.m. Sept. 20: unspecified quantity of bicycles valued at $75 stolen; case inactive.

■ 200 block Pinewood Road, 3 p.m. Sept. 17-3 p.m. Sept. 18: 2012 gold Toyota Camry valued at $15,000 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block Daughtridge Drive, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 11: 2014 white Wabash trailer valued at $17,000 stolen; case inactive.


■ 200 block Wyndham Circle, 2-2:25 a.m. Sept. 20: 28-year-old man assaulted by acquaintance at home of acquaintance; extent of injuries not reported; case inactive.

■ 704 S.E. Greenville Blvd., 12:15-1 a.m. Sept. 20: 33-year-old man assaulted with a deadly weapon at Carolina Ale House; minor injuries reported; black and brown pool cue sustained $30 in damages; investigation ongoing.

■ 2500 block Saddleback Drive, 4-4:41 p.m. Sept. 19: 30-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; extent of injuries not reported; case closed: victim refused to cooperate.


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