Police arrest third suspect in car dealership robbery

NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - Craven County Police arrested a third suspect in the robbery of a Pitt County car dealership Wednesday morning.

Jesse Mitchell of Ayden was arrested near the Craven County Sheriff's office around midnight.

He's suspected of taking part in a robbery and attack on Tuesday at Reaves Auto Sales in Ayden. Workers say a woman got out of an SUV and asked to look at cars when two men jumped out, beat a salesman, and demanded money.

Luther Koonce and Julia Kelly have also been arrested in connection with the robbery. Mitchell is now in the Craven County jail.

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