Man reportedly threatened New Bern gas station clerk, showed gun during argument

NEW BERN, NC (WNCT) – New Bern Police are looking for a man after her reportedly threatened a gas station clerk with a gun.

New Bern Police responded to the Lawson Park Citgo at 103 Rhem Street at approximately 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

The gas station clerk said a customer went into the Citgo and attempted to use a credit card. When the sale was denied, he became upset and argumentative. He threatened the clerk and showed a gun.

When New Bern Police arrived, the suspect had fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a slim white male, approximately 18-21 years old, and was driving a red truck.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you’re asked to call New Bern Police Department at 252-672-4100.

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s