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Manhunt Ends For Home Invasion Suspects

A two-county manhunt is over in Eastern Carolina with the arrest of two men.

Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight says it started between 4 and 5 a.m. Monday morning when a man was approached by two armed men as he was heading to work. The men duct-taped the man, his wife and their young son and took jewelry and money from the man's wallet.

The two gunmen ran from the home on Medford Road on foot. Deputies tracked them for six to seven miles through the woods into Halifax County.

Knight says the two men were found in the woods off of Poor Road.

Deputies have charged Lamont Lloyd and Roshun Pittman with kidnapping, armed robbery, breaking & entering, and larceny. Sheriff Knight says the two Rocky Mount men will likely face additional charges.

Knight says a tip from a neighbor on Poor Road led to the men's arrest and that they have recovered the gun used in the home invasion.

According to the North Carolina Department of Correction website, Lamont Lloyd is an absconder from probation/parole supervision. He was on probation for a 2008 conviction for larceny and breaking and entering in Pitt County.

According to the North Carolina Department of Correction website, Roshun Pittman has one conviction labeled "drug para - use/possess" in 2007.


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