Arrest Made In Armed Robbery Of Pocketbook

Police say they have made in an arrest in the armed robbery of a woman Tuesday night in Winterville.

Nathan Roach is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, while William Mithcell is charged with accessory after the fact. Both men are from Winterville.

Police say the woman told them she was walking to her apartment at Pinewood Village when a man approached her and demanded her pocketbook. The man was armed with a silver automatic handgun.

After giving up her purse, police say the gunman ran away but was captured by police a short time later.

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