Bethel Police Arrest Man For Stabbing

A man in the east is locked up after Bethel Police say he stabbed a person.

Bethel Police say that they arrested 30-year-old Dietrich Purvis at his home Thursday morning.

Officials say they received a call around 2:30 a.m. From Vidant Edgecombe Hospital reporting a person in their emergency room with a stab wound to the arm. Police interviewed the victim who said that Purvis entered a home without permission and made threats to the people inside. Officials say Purvis then stabbed the victim.

Police say that Purvis has been charged with 1st degree burglary, resisting a public officer, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and communicating threats.

Purvis is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 260482031 -
Gray Television, Inc.