KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY - The final suspect in a pair of armed robberies at Kinston restaurants has been arrested.
Jamal Ndelti, 23, turned himself in Monday, according to the Kinston Department of Public Safety.
The other suspect, Bobby Ray Jackson, 22, turned himself in on Jan. 15, police said. He was being held under a $750,000 bond secured bond on three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon , two counts of conspiracy, and one count of second-degree kidnapping.
The two are accused of robbing Wok-N-Roll and King's BBQ Restaurant on Jan. 12.
According to police, the first armed robbery happened at about 5:33 p.m. at the Wok-N-Roll restaurant on North Herritage Street. Police said the robbers were described as two black males, one wearing a red cap and the other wearing a blue bandanna.
Investigators said the man with the red cap pointed a gun at a restaurant employee and demanded her to open the register. The other suspect then allegedly stole an undisclosed amount of money. A customer was also robbed of his wallet, police said.
No one was injured during the robbery.
The second armed robbery happened at about 6:48 p.m. that day at King's BBQ Restaurant on Highway 70 East in Kinston, police said. The suspects were also described as two black males, including one who was wearing a red cap and blue jacket.
One of the men had a handgun, and the two robbers stole an undisclosed amount of cash, said investigators. No one was injured.