Bayboro man & woman charged with early morning armed robbery

CRAVEN COUNTY, NC (WITN) - A Pamlico County man and woman have been charged with an early morning armed robbery in Craven County.

Deputies say as they were responding to the robbery call on Delwood Lane around 2:00 a.m., they spotted the suspect vehicle on Washington Post Road. Inside the vehicle deputies found property that had been taken in the hold-up, according to a news release.

Demetrius Barber, 27, and Wakkisha Barnett, 44, both of Bayboro, are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, first degree burglary, 2nd degree kidnapping, and felony possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana.

Both Barber and Barnett are being held under $1 million bonds.