Man Arrested After Daytime Store Robbery

A daring daylight armed robbery, and police say they quickly caught their suspect.

New Bern police have charged Duain Starks with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police say the robbery happened at the Five Points Mini Mart on National Avenue just before noon Thursday.

They say Starks came into the store, approached the counter with a gun and demanded money.

Police say they quickly spotted a man matching the description of the robber near Fowlers Lane and F Street.

Starks has also been charged with the robbery of an elderly man last week who was walking near the cemetery on National Avenue.

He's in the Craven County jail on a $75,000 bond.

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