New Bern PD arrest suspect in 2019 armed robbery


NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) Police have arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery that left one person injured in New Bern on September 24, 2019.

The New Bern Police Department responded to the 1914 block of M L King Jr. Boulevard in reference to a reported gunshot victim.

According to a release, it was reported that the victim suffered a gunshot wound during an armed robbery.

On June 5, Torian Crawford, 27, of New Bern, was taken into custody in Durham by the US Marshals Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force for crimes related to a separate shooting incident.

While in custody, Crawford was positively identified as the suspect in the 2019 shooting and robbery that occurred at the then, Electronic Gaming Establishment, at 1914 M L King Jr. Boulevard.

Crawford was sent to the Durham County Jail under a $850,000 bond.

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