Greenville Armed Robbery Under Investigation

An armed robbery is under investigation in Greenville.

A Greenville police report that shows the Kangaroo on the southwest corner of Evans St. and Arlington Blvd. was held up at gunpoint around 8:00 am on Sunday, New Years Day.

The report says the gunman had a semi-automatic handgun, and pretended to be a customer before demanding money. He got away with less than a hundred dollars. The report says the woman working was not hurt.

If you know anything about this incident or the suspect, you are asked to call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777.


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  • by Josephus Jr Location: Bear Grass on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:07 PM
    So Kangaroo got robbed.Whats New? They are always getting robbed. Guess what comes aroung goes around. Look at the price they charge for gas. They Rob us at the gas pumps.The Brothers take the money back. Guess it evens out!! Boycott the Kangaroo stores until they quit robbing us at the Gas Pumps!!
  • by Chuck Location: Greenville on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:50 AM
    You can most likely blame the city police dept fot the late reporting. Happened on Sunday AM & Police are just telling reporters? Reason is because of the long holiday.All the bo=ig shots at Police Dept were off several Days.
  • by g-man Location: greenville on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:02 AM
    all of greenville armed robbery are under investigation,the hood is fat with money from the armerd robberies next thing you known alot of those will close down, thanks hood
  • by LaBlond Location: winterville on Jan 4, 2012 at 08:23 AM
    I see a golden opportunity here.I will open a store and rent hoodies by the hour or by the day.various colors and sizes.washed and cleaned every 30 minutes.finger prints removed and a pair of gloves free with every rental.gang's get a 10% discount.
    • reply
      by Good Idea on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:35 AM in reply to LaBlond
      That is an excellent idea, BUT the county commissioners will want their cut so you will need to pay them for a franchise.
  • by jg on Jan 4, 2012 at 07:20 AM
    What timely reporting and a great description of the robbers.. NOT.. lousy reporting again.
  • by For The Plate on Jan 4, 2012 at 07:11 AM
    I guess the thief stopped by the store to get some money for the church collection plate.
  • by Way to Go on Jan 4, 2012 at 05:48 AM
    Johnny on the spot WITN! It only took you 3 days to report it.
  • by Enough Location: Greenville on Jan 4, 2012 at 05:40 AM
    With such a detailed description of the robbers, I'm sure they will be apprehended very soon....
    • reply
      by Anti-NAACP on Jan 4, 2012 at 07:12 AM in reply to Enough
      If WITN doesn't give a description, then you should already know...
  • by Jeff Location: Winterville on Jan 4, 2012 at 03:31 AM
    There are two Kangaroo stations on that corner. The larger one has video cameras outside. Has any video footage been released? I don't understand how these super rich gas station owners can't invest in affordable modern technology so we can get a good look at the suspects, the vehicle they drove up in, etc.
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      by SoManyMike on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:48 AM in reply to Jeff
      And install the bullet proof cage around the teller like in larger cities. I will never understand why these convenience stores in Greenville don't have this stuff. You have these people in there working for barely minimum wage trying to make a living and it seems like every week one of them has a gun in their face. The one on 14th and Gvl. Blvd. has been held up many times in the last year. It would be nice to see the owners put forth a little effort to keep their employees safe.
  • by jon Location: ei on Jan 4, 2012 at 03:11 AM
    r u serious. sounds like gville is getting overtaken with thugs and crime. people, this is why i moved , its getting bad there, such a shame
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