One Arrested, Cops Searching For Two Others In Morehead City Stabbing

Police say one man is in custody and they are looking for two more after the trio broke into a man's home and stabbed him.

Morehead City police say Steven Scott of Pelican Point was awakened around 2:45 a.m. Thursday with three men standing over his bed wearing black clothing and masks.

The victim told police the men got in through an unlocked window. Two of the burglars had knives, and stabbed Scott several times.

The trio took off with personal items and cash.

So far police have arrested one suspect, James Jenkins of Morehead City. He's been charged with first degree burglary and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Police are still looking for Robert Dudley of Morehead City and another suspect who hasn't been identified yet.

Dudley is possibly in the Newport area.

If anyone has information on Dudley's whereabouts or the name of the third suspect they should call Morehead City police at 252-726-3131.


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