Three arrested in connection to robberies

Three arrested in connection to robberies

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Three men have been arrested in connection to a pair of robberies, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday morning.

River Wilson Smith, 21, Greer Old, 20, and Jody Richard Farrow, 30, each have been charged with common law robbery and larceny from a person.

The three men are accused of taking a friend's wallet and cell phone while dining at Rucker Johns in Monkey Junction on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the three allegedly went to the apartment of a friend of Smith's. A woman at the apartment noticed her safe and purse were missing, and the three men fled in an SUV.

Smith has several previous convictions for charges including breaking and entering, larceny and attempting to willfully set fire to woodland.

Old has a 2014 conviction for carrying a concealed weapon.

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