Greenville Man Jailed For Armed Robbery, Assault

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We are working to find out more about a robbery and assault which deputies said could have been deadly.

Deputies at the Pitt County Detention Center confirmed with WITN that 25-year-old Anthony Whitley of Greenville was arrested by the Sheriff's Office around 7:15 Tuesday night.

Whitley is accused of robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill.

Officials at the Sheriff's Office said deputies already had a warrant out for Whitley, but could not elaborate on the charges against him. We are awaiting further details from investigators about the case against Whitley.

For now, the Greenville man is being held in jail under a $250,000 bond.