Farmville Teen Arrested And Charged With Robbing Salon

Deputies said the teen accused of holding a salon owner and customer at gunpoint nearly three weeks ago is now being held in a jail cell.

According to deputies at the Pitt County Jail, 19-year-old Trayvond Atkins of Farmville was arrested by police there around 7:45 Wednesday night.

Atkins is charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, second-degree kidnapping, and a probation violation.

Police said the teen broke through a glass door with a handgun at P and P Salon on June 26th, holding the owner and a customer at gunpoint.

After a 20-day search for the teen, he is now in custody.

Atkins is being held on a $250,000 bond, ahead of his first court appearance. That is scheduled for Thursday morning.


Farmville police are asking for your help in finding a man they say held up a salon late last month.

Farmville police say that on June 26, 19-year-old Trayvond Atkins used a handgun to break open the glass door of the P&P Salon -- cutting himself in the process.

Officials say Atkins then robbed the salon owner and a customer at gunpoint before running from the business.

Police say they have warrants for two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of second degree kidnapping.

Atkins could stand out in a crowd at 6 foot 4.

If you see him -- call police at 252-753-4111.