NEW INFO: Greenville Man Charged For Attempted Hold Up At Subway

Police have charged the man they say held up a Subway restaurant in Greenville Saturday night.

Greenville Police say that 36-year-old Willie Woods has been charged with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a weapon of mass destruction.

Woods was taken into custody by Vidant Police when he is said to have walked onto hospital property following the robbery. He was then transferred to Greenville Police custody.

Woods is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $150,000 bond ahead of his first court appearance.

Deputies at the jail said Woods will go before a judge Monday morning to face his charges.

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A man is in custody following a robbery at a restaurant chain in the east.

Greenville Police say that a man held up the Subway restaurant at 803 Moye Boulevard with a shotgun, just after 5:00 Saturday evening.

The man eventually ran from the scene without money, according to police.

Officials say that Vidant Medical Center Police heard radio traffic about the robbery, and witnessed the unarmed man enter hospital property.

Police now say that Vidant Police found a discarded shotgun behind some businesses on Stantonsburg Road.

Officials say Vidant police took the man into custody without incident.

The man is currently at the Greenville Police Department for questioning. His identity has not been released.

Police say there were both customers and employees at the restaurant at the time of the robbery. There were no injuries.

The Greenville Police Department would like to thank Vidant Medical Center Police for their assistance in this case.

“This is a great example of how strong regional partnerships can play a pivotal role in fighting crime,” said police officials.

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