Greenville Gas Station Robbed At Knifepoint

Greenville police are investigating the second armed robbery that has happened in as many days at the 5 a.m. hour.

A police report says the Kangaroo on Greenville Blvd. at 14th St. was robbed Thursday just after 5 a.m. The gas station's employee told police the robber was armed with a knife.

The police report says the robber stole case and a carton of cigarettes. No injuries were reported.

Wednesday around 5:15 a.m. an armed robbery took place in the parking lot behind WITN's studio on Arlington Blvd. in Greenville.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777.


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  • by anon Location: greenville on Aug 24, 2011 at 10:44 PM
    wow this is really sad. All this crime all the time. This is a very scary place to live. I feel uneasy in almost every location in Greenville. I agree with most of you who say "the cops are too busy downtown with the college kids" when there are shootings, stabbings and robberies in town every other day.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 20, 2011 at 06:54 PM
    Why is there no desCRIPtion?
  • by WITN 7 Webcams on Aug 20, 2011 at 02:57 PM
    We need webcams in the Kangaroo parking lot, the two Sonic Drive Inns and a few other choice places in Greenville.
  • by JusticeForAll on Aug 20, 2011 at 11:48 AM
    The police have no duty or legal obligation to protect individual citizens. When will people wake up and realize that their personal safety is a PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY? When will night-shift employees grow a spine and get some training, a firearm, and a concealed carry permit, and TAKE RESPONSIBILITY for their own safety? When will the People stand up and take responsibility for maintaining the peace and safety of their own community? When will We the People grow our spines back, and stop bowing down before these thugs, criminals and sociopaths that prey on our communities?
  • by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:24 AM
    Why does it appear that the perpetrators are smarter than the Greenville police?
    • reply
      by Dave on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:15 PM in reply to
      Because they are.
  • by Vince Location: Washington on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:50 AM
    I'm confused. What kind of case was stolen?
  • by the truth on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:27 AM
    Wholesale gas prices are going down but not in Greenville. It seems like I get robbed everytime I fill up in Pitt County
  • by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:25 AM
    Yep the one with an empty cruiser outside. That stuff really amazes me. If your'e going to do that don't leave the cars in the same places all the time.
    • reply
      by Love Greenville on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:27 AM in reply to
      No that is not the Kangaroo station. The Kangaroo station is down farther down 14th street.
  • by Linda Location: Winterville on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:35 AM
    Glad to see that the crime is still down...WITN morning news was nothing but robberies today....I think you need to change from (being your breaking news & weather authority to your ROBBERY / and breaking in news!)
  • by ??? on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:00 AM
    Isn't that the one with the 'Dummy' police car in the parking lot?!
    • reply
      by DS1 on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:16 PM in reply to ???
      Yep. What a waste of a good car.
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