WJTV News Channel 12 - Charges to be dismissed for Greenville robbery suspect

Charges to be dismissed for Greenville robbery suspect

Posted: Updated:
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.

  • Most Recent SlideshowsMore>>

  • Belhaven mayor completes march to DC, rallies to save hospital

    Belhaven mayor completes march to DC, rallies to save hospital

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:52:20 GMT
    Fighting for rural health care, that's why a mayor from the east says he decided to walk all the way to the nation's capital.
    Fighting for rural health care, that's why a mayor from the east says he decided to walk all the way to the nation's capital.
  • Greene County residents clean up storm damage

    Greene County residents clean up storm damage

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:49:05 GMT
    The National Weather Service reports some damage from a severe weather system in Greene County.
    The National Weather Service reports some damage from a severe weather system in Greene County.
  • Fist bumps less "germy" than handshakes

    Fist bumps less "germy" than handshakes

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:37:24 GMT
    A nice firm handshake has long been a mark of good manners and elevated social skills, but it's also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans.
    A nice firm handshake has long been a mark of good manners and elevated social skills, but it's also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans.
Powered by WorldNow

1820 TV Road
Jackson, MS 39204

Telephone: 601.372.6311
Fax: 804.819.5569
Email: wjtvnews@wjtv.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.