Winterville pawn shop robbed; semi-automatic gun stolen

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Winterville Police Department is searching for a suspect responsible for a break in at J&W Pawn on Saturday. Investigators say the incident happened around 4:35 a.m. Saturday. The suspect broke the front glass of the business and took a Bushmaster Arm Pistol (pictured below).

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From surveillance video, officers are looking for a man, approximately 5’6″-5’9″ and weighing 150 pounds. J&W Pawn is offering a $500 reward to anyone who is able to provide information on the robbery and recovery of the stolen firearm.

If you have any information, contact the Winterville Police Department at (252) 756-1105 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777.

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