A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Police have arrested a Virginia man in an armed robbery where the gunman appeared to be wearing makeup and a fake mustache.
Nags Head police say Marcus Heard of Norfolk was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, second degree kidnapping, and assault by pointing a gun.
Police say Heard is accused of walking into Bear Drugs on South Croatan Highway Wednesday morning, and demanded money and narcotics.
He left in a faded red minivan, which has been recovered.
Also charged in the case is Ashley-Ann Lampkin of Manteo. She was arrested for aiding and abetting an armed robbery.
Heard remains in jail in Norfolk, awaiting his return to North Carolina to face charges.