Man robbed at gunpoint, forced inside apartment
The Daily Reflector
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Greenville police are looking for a suspect who robbed a man at gunpoint, took items inside the his home and stole his car.
According to a Greenville Police Department case report, the robbery took place Wednesday shortly after 1 a.m. in the 500 block of Brighton Park Drive.
The 35-year-old victim told police a robber approached him as he was walking to his apartment, police department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said.
Hunter said the victim told police that the man pulled a gun and forced him inside an apartment in the 500 block of Brighton Park Drive.
Once inside, the gunman stole an iPhone 8, an iPhone 6s, .45-caliber pistol, an HP laptop, keys and a pair of AirPods, all valued at $1,500.
The gunman also stole the victim's 2013 Toyota Camry valued at $5,000. It was later recovered in a parking lot behind the Nash Street gym.
A police K-9 then tracked from the car to the area of Moyewood, but Hunter said the man was not located.
The robber was describes as 19-year-old black man who is approximately 130 pounds and has a mustache.
No injuries were reported in the incident and Hunter said she did not know if or how the victim and the robber knew each other.
The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 252-329-4300.
The Greenville Police Department released reports Monday and Tuesday with the following details and allegations:
900 block Spring Forest Road, 5 p.m. Aug. 5: Money order for $790 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.
200 block East Arlington Boulevard, midnight. Aug. 23: Bank card and $10 stolen; investigation ongoing.
500 block East Third Street, 7 a.m. Sept. 15: Vehicle tag valued at $25 stolen off of moped; case inactive.
600 block West Fire Tower Road, 10:10 p.m. Sept. 16: Two 18-packs of beer valued at $34.98 stolen from Speedway.
2500 block North Memorial Drive, 2 a.m. Sept. 17: Beer valued at $5 stolen from Sheetz.
300 block Hidden Branches Circle, 7 a.m. Sept. 17: Jewelry sunglasses, camera, all valued at $3,155 and $10,000 in cash stolen from home;
100 block Ridge Place, 5 p.m. Sept. 17: 32-year-old woman assaulted by spouse; case inactive.
2300 block South Memorial Drive, 8:40 p.m. Sept. 17: 23-year-old woman assaulted by boyfriend; cleared by arrest.
1500 block Hammersmith Drive, 3:43 p.m. Sept. 17: Front door of home sustained $250 in damages; case inactive.
500 block Darden Drive, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 17: Vehicle sustained $3,000 in damages; case inactive.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office did not have any new reports available for release on Tuesday or Wednesday.