PITT COUNTY -

Authorities have identified the third suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a Pitt County car dealership, Tuesday.

Jessie Mitchell, 35, of Vanceboro is still on the run and is considered armed and dangerous. He does have warrants out for his arrest for robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, second degree kidnapping, as well as, assault and battery with serious injury. The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public to call if you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Mitchell. 

Charges have been filed against the other two suspects. Julia Kelly, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, and second degree kidnapping. Luther Koonce, has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, and second degree kidnapping.

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Deputies have arrested two suspects, but are still looking for a third after a car salesman was robbed at a dealership in Pitt County Tuesday.

According to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Julia Marie Kelly and 21-year-old Luther Koonce have been arrested for the armed robbery at Reaves Auto Sales. The business is located at 115 Faith Baptist Rd., off Highway 11 between Ayden and Grifton.

Deputies said they have identified a third suspect, but that person is still on the run.

An employee at Reaves Auto Sales said it all started before noon Tuesday, when the female suspect got out of a black Honda Pilot SUV and approached the car salesman, identified as Ernest Cogdell.

As Cogdell was showing that woman a vehicle, two men came out of the black SUV, the employee said. One of the men hit the salesman and busted his lip, while the other man displayed a gun.

The trio took $100 out of the salesman's wallet, returned to the black SUV, and left, according to the employee.

The salesman is a father in his 60s who has worked at the business for about 10 years, the employee said.

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Three people, including at least one with a gun, assaulted and robbed a car salesman at a dealership in Pitt County Tuesday morning, an employee told NewsChannel 12.

An employee at the business said it all started before noon Tuesday, when a woman got out of a black SUV and approached the car salesman.

As the salesman was showing that woman a vehicle, two men came out of the black SUV, the employee said. One of the men hit the salesman and busted his lip, while the other man displayed a gun.

The trio took $100 out of the salesman's wallet, returned to the black SUV, and left, according to the employee.

The employee described the suspects as a white woman in her early 20s, a white male, and a black male. They were traveling in a black Honda Pilot.

The salesman is a father in his 60s who has worked at the business for about 10 years, the employee said.