Police Arrest One Robbery Suspect, Searching For Another

One man has been arrested and police are looking for a second suspect the the robbery and beating of a man on Monday.

Freddy Gentry is charged with common law robbery by New Bern police.

Officers say they were called to National Court Drive just before 5:00 p.m. Witnesses told police that two men attacked and robbed the victim, and then fled down Avenue D.

One of the witnesses identified the 23-year-old Gentry as one of the two robbers and he was placed in jail under a $15,000 bond. Police say they continue to search for the second robber.

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