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Suspect Nabbed In New Bern For Greenville Assault

Police have nabbed a man wanted for an assault that left the victim with life-threatening injuries to his head.

New Bern police say they arrested Danny Edwards Thursday afternoon on Trent Road after getting a anonymous tip.

Edwards was wanted by Greenville police for assaulting Bobby Wayne Lewis at his home at Tower Place Apartments on July 17th.

New Bern police say Edwards was arrested after he hid in an overgrown field.

He's in the Craven County jail on a $10,000 bond.


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Greenville police have named a suspect in an assault two weeks ago that left a man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries to his head.

Danny Edwards of Wintervile is wanted for assaulting Bobby Wayne Lewis at his home at Tower Place Apartments on July 17th.

The 22-year-old man was last seen around the New Bern area this weekend.

Police say the assault happened during a dispute between the two men.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Edwards is asked to contact Greenville police at 329-4809 or 329-4315.

Crimestoppers will offer a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to an arrest in this case and callers do not have to provide their names.


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