Greenville man arrested after robbery of ECU football player

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – 27-year-old Bobby Harrington Jr. was sentenced to over a year in prison after pleading guilty to common law robbery, according to the Pitt County officials.

Greenville officers responded to a residence on Charles Blvd based on a complaint of a home invasion and robbery of an ECU football player.

After a thorough investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for Harrington Jr.

“This case highlights the importance of strong, collaborative relationships between police and our communities. When we pull our resources together, to combat crime, we are a healthier community and our quality of life is better. Greenville Police work very hard to ensure they have an open and friendly dialogue with citizens,” said District Attorney Kimberly S. Robb.

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