Arrest Made In Armed Robbery Of Pocketbook

Police say they have made in an arrest in the armed robbery of a woman Tuesday night in Winterville.

Nathan Roach is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, while William Mithcell is charged with accessory after the fact. Both men are from Winterville.

Police say the woman told them she was walking to her apartment at Pinewood Village when a man approached her and demanded her pocketbook. The man was armed with a silver automatic handgun.

After giving up her purse, police say the gunman ran away but was captured by police a short time later.


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  • by re:winterville resident Location: greenville on Sep 16, 2009 at 05:06 PM
    Those "THUGS"are from the fine town of WINTERVILLE.Read the article clearly. Maybe try to clean up Winterville and keep your thugs in your own perfect little town... LOL
  • by Another Winterville Resident Location: Winterville on Sep 16, 2009 at 03:23 PM
    And as long as Tony Moore doesn't become mayor its going to stay that way. Doug Jackson has done a great job as mayor
  • by Winterville Resident Location: Winterville on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:55 AM
    Great job Winterville PD. Keep those thugs in Greenville and let them know they aren't going to get away with robbing the fine citizens of Winterville.
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