KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Kinston police have announced the arrest of the suspect wanted in a bank robbery Friday morning.
Ralph Noble, 39, was identified as the suspect in the robbery, which happened around 9 a.m. Friday at the Kinston Greater Credit Union at 901 N. Queen St. A warrant for his arrest was been issued.
Kinston police posted on its Facebook page that Noble had been arrested Friday evening. Officials said the team’s newest recruit, K-9 Knox helped in Nobles’ capture near the 100 block of South Orion Street. Nobles led officers on a foot chase and briefly eluded officers. A perimeter was made and Knox and his handler were deployed. Nobles was quickly found.
Nobles was placed in the Lenoir County Jail under a secured bond.
The robbery follows one that happened Tuesday morning at a bank at 1101 West Vernon Avenue. Kinston police identified Christopher Steven Lewis, 40, of Ayden as the suspect and have been searching for him.