Man robs woman, steals her car


From Staff Reports

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A 23-year old woman was the victim of an armed robbery and motor vehicle theft this weekend at the Dollar General store on East Raleigh Boulevard.

Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department said that the victim, who is listed on the police report as Desean Lewis, reported that she left the Dollar General about 1 p.m. on Saturday and was accosted by a man who pulled an unidentified handgun on her and demanded her purse and keys. After robbing her, the suspect fled the scene in the 2016 Nissan Versa that Lewis was driving.

The police report lists other items stolen as an I-pad and a 9 mm Sky handgun.

Lewis said the vehicle was later recovered on Sunday on Nugent Road. The robbery is still under investigation, Lewis said.