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Charges to be dismissed for Greenville robbery suspect

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Jamar Blue Clark Jamar Blue Clark
GREENVILLE, N.C. -

Greenville police will dismiss the case against an armed robbery suspect after the victim recanted the identification.

A 48-year-old male first identified Jamar Clark as one of the men who robbed him and hit him in the head with a gun at Eppes Park on Monday.

Police arrested Clark on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the victim recanted naming Clark as a suspect.  Police have not been able to contact the victim since.

The investigation continues but charges against Clark will be dismissed.

---Previous Story----

Police are still looking for one of two suspects in an assault and armed robbery.

Greenville Police arrested 22-year-old Jamar Clark early Tuesday morning.
     
Polce say Clark and another suspect hit a man in the head with a gun before taking his money.
     
It happened Monday in the Eppes Park area.
     
Police haven't been able to identify the second suspect.
     
Clark is at the Pitt County Detention Center under a $251,000 bond.
     
Anyone with information is asked to call police.

--- Original Story ---

Greenville Police are looking for two suspects in an assault and armed robbery case.

On Monday, they responded to a call in the Eppes Park area.

A 48-year-old male was robbed by two males.  The two robbers hit the victim in the head with a gun before taking his money.

The victim was taken to Vidant Medical Center to be treated for some cuts.

Police obtained warrants for Jamar Blue Clark, 22, for 1 count of Assault With a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury With Intent to Kill, and 1 count of  Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Clark's whereabouts are unknown. 

The second robber remains unidentified. Police say the suspect is a black male with a shaved head.

Police are asking any person with information should call their department at  (252) 329-4315. They say Clark should be considered armed & dangerous.

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