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Arrest made in Pender Co. armed robbery

Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 9:37 AM EST
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PENDER CO., N.C. (WECT) - A Sneads Ferry man has been arrested in connection to armed robberies in Pender and Onslow counties.

According to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, Russell James May was arrested and charged with two counts of robbery, one count of possession of stolen property and two counts of kidnapping.

May is accused of robbing at the K Spot Dispensary in Hampstead at gunpoint on Dec. 3, and the Subway restaurant located in Sneads Ferry on Nov. 26.

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office said the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office and the Jacksonsville Police Department cooperated in the arrest.

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