12/26/17 — Police investigate a North William Street robbery, assault

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Police investigate a North William Street robbery, assault

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on December 26, 2017 2:12 PM

Goldsboro police are looking for a man who pistol-whipped the owner of a North William Street convenience store before escaping with a stolen phone and undetermined amount of cash.

The store owner told police that the suspect came into the store around 8:30 p.m. Friday brandishing a handgun.

The suspect struck the man in the head with the gun causing a laceration. He stole the victim's iPhone 6 valued at $500 and some cash. He left the store headed north.

Wayne County EMS carried the victim to the Wayne UNC Health Care Emergency Department.

The suspect is described as a black male who was wearing black pants and a black jacket.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a tip at p3tips.com.

Callers will remain anonymous and information leading to a felony arrest can be eligible for a cash reward.