Armed Robbery Of Two Men Saturday In Greenville

Two men were held up at gunpoint in Greenville Saturday.

It happened about 1:20 a.m. near 1700 East Fifth Street.

Police say 19-year-old Ryan Cox of Wilson and and 19-year-old Torez Jones of Wilson were walking toward downtown when they say two men got out of a car and stole $22.00.

One of the robbers had a black semi-automatic handgun.

Police ask if anyone has information about this crime, please call Pitt Greenville Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.

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  • by hopeless on Dec 28, 2009 at 09:38 AM
    Don't waste your time on comments about the crime in Greenville. It is obvious the powers that be do not care. Does anyone have evidence that they do?
  • by Kevin Location: Greenville on Dec 27, 2009 at 08:26 PM
    I don't understand why the media omits the race of the individuals who are reported to commit these ACTS OF TERRORISM in our community. Its obvious that certain crimes are increasing in areas around ECU since they have been placed in Section 8 housing after all the students fled to other parts of town fearing their lives so they could go to college and become PRODUCTIVE citizens...East 5th Street used to be they target the areas where working, college students are likely to be..yeah at 1 AM after they were downtown SPENDING MONEY..God forbid that..
  • by Thomas on Dec 27, 2009 at 06:24 PM
    I am with Joe...we may no need to bulldoze the town...well at least not all of it....I will be okay with certain portions being taken down...But we do need some city leaders and city administrators who are willing to change this town....for the better!!!
  • by joe on Dec 27, 2009 at 02:04 PM
    We may want to bulldoze this town and start over.
  • by frustrated Location: Greenville on Dec 27, 2009 at 09:44 AM
    I wonder if these handguns were legally purchased or the felons,oops, ALLEGED felons were legally permitted to carry. Obviously the $190 to get a carry permit in Pitt County is preventing the possesion of firearms by criminals...or is it?
  • by LW Location: Greenville on Dec 27, 2009 at 08:51 AM
    LOL, I just wrote in one post about 5th street. Wheres Blackwater when you need them.
  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville on Dec 27, 2009 at 08:38 AM
    The crime in Greenville has gotten ridiculous.

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