Armed men assault Kinston man, steal car - WNCT

Armed men assault Kinston man, steal car

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KINSTON, N.C. - Kinston police said they are looking four to five armed men who beat a man, then stole the man’s car early Wednesday morning.

Officials tell WNCT, police were called to 1105 Sycamore Road in Kinston around 12:15 Wednesday morning.

Police said 34-year-old Nikie Harris, said he was visiting a resident in the area. While outside the home on Sycamore Road, Harris said he was approached by four or five black men.

Harris tells officers at least one man had a gun, and the group beat him then stole his car. Harris said he did not know the men.

Police said Harris suffered serious injuries and was taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Officers are now looking for the robbers and a light blue, 1999 Buick LeSabre with custom wheels and the license plate, AKV6521.

If you see the vehicle, you are asked to call local police immediately.
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