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Reprinted with permission from the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
The fourth suspect in a violent armed robbery on Monday has been arrested after he fled into the woods near here.
Eugene Monta Newsome, 22, of Franklin, Va. was found at approximately 7:30 p.m. in Piney Grove Baptist Church on Fire Tower Road.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating two incidents reported Monday in the Rob Road area of Scotland Neck where a breaking and entering and an additional attempted breaking and entering occurred.
Major Bruce Temple said they occurred during the day between 1:30 and 4.
Items taken from the crime scene were an X-box 360 and several games.
“We would ask local residents to pay particular attention to residential sites in the area. If you see suspicious activity call 911.”