Police in Kinston were on the scene Saturday morning investigating a robbery and kidnapping.
Lawmen say it happened around 7:50 p.m. Friday night.
They say a man and a woman were in a home on the 700 Block of Barton Avenue when suspects forced their way into the home armed with guns.
Authorities say a male homeowner was assaulted and both victims were restrained while items were taken from the home.
They say while being held against their will, the man was able to escape to a near by gas station and called the police.
There were no serious injuries and the victims were not taken to the hospital.
Police are looking for two suspects in this case. If you have any information call the Kinston police or Kinston Crime Stoppers.