Suspect arrested, second suspect sought in armed robbery

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A man accused of the armed robbery of a restaurant was arrested as police look for a second suspect.

Jacksonville Police arrested and charged 20-year-old Trejuan Martice White.

Police say around 9:45pm Wednesday they responded to the report of an armed robbery at Filipino Pho Cuisine on Western Boulevard.

According to police, two masked suspects with handguns entered the restaurant and locked the door.

The first suspect pointed a gun at the clerk behind the counter and demanded money. Both subjects fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and the clerk’s backpack.

Police on patrol found White matching the description of the suspects with what they believed was the clerk’s backpack.

White is charged with Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, Assault by Pointing a Gun, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felony Possession Stolen Property and Warrant Service.

He’s at the Onslow County Detention Center under a $105,300 bond.

The second subject remains at large. He is described as a white male or light skinned Hispanic male About 5’7″ 18-25 years old with possible facial hair along the jawline.

Anyone with information is asked to contact JPD Detective Kourtney Martin at 910-938-6407 or or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3278. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information leading to arrest.

Callers to Crime Stoppers are not required to reveal their identities. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Please refer to Case Number 16-6655.

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