One Of Two Pitt County Robbery Suspects Nabbed

One man is behind bars and deputies are looking for a second one after an armed robbery Friday night.

Dontarius Barrett of Bethel was arrested Monday morning with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Pitt County deputies say around 8:00 p.m. Friday, Andre Wade told them he was robbed at gunpoint by two men who flagged him down near Cypress Sands Mobile Home Park.

Wade told deputies the two men got into his car and placed a firearm to his head and demanded money. They made off with $250.

Barrett was jailed on a $250,000 bond and deputies say he was also wanted in Bertie County for first-degree burglary, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, larceny after breaking and entering, discharging a weapon, possession of stolen goods, and possession of a weapon of mass destruction.


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