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Greenville teen charged with attempted armed robbery

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A Greenville teenager faces armed robbery charges after an incident near ECU's campus.

17-year-old Patrick Canter is in the Pitt County Detention Center. He's charged with attempted armed robbery with a dangerous weapon.

The victim told police Canter approached him and asked for a cigarette around 2:15 Tuesday morning. He says Canter then pulled a pocket knife out and demanded all the victim's cigarettes.

Canter left the scene when he saw headlights coming. ECU Police later arrested him on Stancil Dr.

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