Armed Robbery At Washington KFC

Washington Police and Beaufort County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for two armed suspects who were wearing ski masks and robbed the Washington KFC.

A call came in to dispatchers around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday about a hold-up.

There are limited details at this time.

It's believed two people were involved. Both were wearing ski masks. One reportedly had a silver handgun while the other had a semiautomatic. It's not known if they got away with anything.

We're working to get more details on the incident, but this may be the second in the past month.

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  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Jan 5, 2012 at 09:56 AM
    Stupid who pays in cash anymore? When everybody uses a debit or credit card. What did they get a hand full of credit card receipts LOL. I hope the Washington police catch these idiots.
  • by Kathy Goodwin Ready on Jan 5, 2012 at 04:29 AM
    I'm completely appalled at the way some people are bashing Sheriff Jordan. I think he does a fine job. Just because in the past we had lazy, fat people on the department it gave the dept a bad now. Look at them now, every single one ready to do whatever they have to do to get the job done. They are ALL in tip top shape. Just because he runs the department with military precision, it has ruffled some feathers. Frankly, I am completely satisfied with the way Sheriff Jordan does his job. I called one night actually about 2 in the morning for someone trying to break into my barn. Within just a couple of minutes, I had 3 cars and people walking all over the property, including Sheriff Jordan. Just because he is all business and not a good ole boy, does not make him a bad sheriff. I would vote him in again and again.
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      by Willy Wonka on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:56 AM in reply to Kathy Goodwin Ready
      Wait until you get one of his letters that state...due to a shortage of man power we are unable to investigate your crime at this time. If you received that response it was a very slow night or he is your neighbor. Your last sentence explains everything, if your standard is ineptness that is what you will get again and again.
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      by Concerned on Jan 8, 2012 at 10:35 AM in reply to Kathy Goodwin Ready
      You have not had the experience we have had. We can put our finger on the person who robbed my neighbor. Another neighbor watched him and they have never done any more than talk to us (several times) and said they would get back. Since then he has been reported going into rural mailboxes in our neighborhood. Another neighbor saw him doing this. He is still running free and doing no telling what. Late one night he was burning something in his back yard (large fire). That was a little suspicious, being we live a couple of miles from the garbage dump. This is scary. Yes, they came out for the robbery, but nothing has been done. As I said, we know who did it. If they had investigated before the items were disposed of, they would have had evidence. Oh, well. I can see how the west was wild!
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        by Confused? on Jan 13, 2012 at 04:55 PM in reply to Concerned
        If someone sees another person going into a mail box they need to contact the USPS. It is a federal crime for anyone but the owner of the mail box and the USPS to open the box. Federal crimes have real time. Whoever saw the person opening the mailbox needs to report it.
  • by pete Location: grifton on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:12 PM
    Old river road and the surrounding area and thomas trailer park would be a good place to start looking outside of greenville near belvoir.
  • by anon Location: washington on Jan 4, 2012 at 06:35 AM
    I doubt that the Sheriff's Dept is working with the PD as the article reads. God Jordan will not allow his people to work with any other agency. No other LE Agency is good enough to breathe the same air as his people. Really a shame but the truth hurts.
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      by Willy Wonka on Jan 4, 2012 at 07:59 AM in reply to anon
      I see you have dealt with him also. He is a legend in his own mind. And it sickens me to think there are still people in Washington that want to turn "ALL" law enforcement over to him.
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      by HA on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:47 AM in reply to anon
      You are soooo right about Jordan. What he needs to realize is that there is only one God and He is much bigger than little Jordan.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Jan 4, 2012 at 05:34 AM
    Welp, now that these two have the KFC tucked under their belts, they'll be more confident about picking a bigger venue to heist, like a bank. They needed some practice first. One of them might be 'in training'.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 4, 2012 at 05:10 AM
    Sounds like they are running out of places to rob in Greenville so they are going to Washington.
  • by Shine Location: ENC on Jan 4, 2012 at 02:16 AM
    If there are 'real' gangs instead of just thugs around G-ville or as they refer now as 'ghetto vegas' this seems to be a new easy take-down. Most don't have alot of security and it is in and out. If this keeps lingering on ....... someone will get hurt --- like some of the Raleigh incideents -- or for lack of words, dead. Somehow there has to be a way to exercise these people out of society.
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      by Don on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:48 AM in reply to Shine
      It's called education and opportunity. Not a lot of either down East..
  • by SJ on Jan 3, 2012 at 09:12 PM
    Silver Ford Contour probably heading toward Greenville. The crooks must be running out of places to rob here.
  • by anonymous Location: Washington,nc on Jan 3, 2012 at 08:36 PM
    This is the 2nd time here recently I know for a fact. I just hope the cops catch these guys before they head into my place of employment. Honestly Washington is starting to become a city of crime, and only the people who work in public service can truly see how bad it is getting. Praying for all my fellow colleagues in the public service industry may we all continue too make it home safe to our families. Hourly wage is certainly not worth my life.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 3, 2012 at 07:57 PM
    wearing all black, two short black males, driving a silver ford contour. that's what I heard on my police scanner.
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      by Anonymous on Jan 4, 2012 at 02:18 AM in reply to
      Noooo!! Black males? Whoda thunk it!
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        by Anonymous on Jan 4, 2012 at 03:21 AM in reply to
        How rude and ignorant for your response to suggest that only black males are capable and committing crime. It is wrong for anyone of any race to commit such an offense. Please leave your racist views in your home or better yet educate yourself and remove the racism all together. God made all people in his image and likeness.
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          by Majhong on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:48 AM in reply to
          @anon.....statistics don't lie. The truth hurts too.
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        by Smarter than you on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:46 AM in reply to
        Thanks for making your racist opinion known. I'm guessing you're to afraid to confront them. How about you doing something instead of hiding behind 400 years of opportunity with nothing to show for yourself.
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      by Newsgathering on Jan 4, 2012 at 04:21 AM in reply to
      In the old days they had reporters that went out and gathered news, not just sit in an office and publish whatever the police and govt tell them.
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