August 25, 2015
BEAUFORT, NC (08/25/15) – Carteret County Deputies are asking for your help in identifying an armed robbery suspect. On Monday, 08/24/2015, at approximately 11:07pm a light skin black male armed with a handgun entered Gil’s Market located at 805 Chatham St, in Newport and demanded money. When the clerk yelled out to bar patrons that she was being robbed the suspect fled on foot leaving empty handed. At least four bar patrons reportedly chased the suspect who fled into a nearby mobile home park. (It should be noted that Gil’s Bar is connected to the convenient store through a space between both businesses where the clerk is also the bartender). The suspect is described as a light skin black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a design on the front carrying an unknown caliber black handgun. Anyone with information on the identity of this subject is asked to call the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office at 728-8400 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 726-INFO. You do not have to give your name to receive a cash reward.