Police investigate armed robbery report at book store parking lot

POSTED: 5:35 AM May 13 2013   UPDATED: 10:01 AM May 13 2013

New Bern Police told NewsChannel 12 that the report of an armed heist at a Books-A-Million parking lot was "not a true robbery."

According to investigators, five people were involved in the incident off Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The call in at about 11 p.m. Sunday. A police official said a suspect had a handgun.

The unidentified suspect was arrested shortly after the crime was reported, investigators said.

There were no injuries reported, according to police. The investigation is ongoing.