Police Search for Robbery Suspect

The New Bern Police Department, Newport Police Department, and Atlantic Beach police are all searching for 42 year old Harry Junior Richardson, on a number of possible charges.

Atlantic Beach wants him in connection with motor vehicle crimes, but police say Newport believes that Richardson is the man wanted in connection with a number of strong armed robberies. Police say Richardson, walked up to buy something, and when the clerk opened the register, he would grab the money. There was one strong armed robbery in Newport, and three in New Bern. Police believe Richardson has family in the Wilmington area. Anyone with information on Richardson's whereabouts is asked to call your local police department.