Police investigate 12-year-old spotted on streets with handguns

POSTED: 5:34 AM Jul 26 2013   UPDATED: 11:56 AM Jul 26 2013
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GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

A police alert issued by East Carolina University reported a 12-year-old was spotted on the streets of Greenville armed with two handguns.

The boy was reportedly walking towards the downtown area near 4th Street and Davis Street overnight Thursday into Friday. 

Greenville Police activated a K-9 Unit to search for clues, according to an officer.  Investigators said they couldn't locate the suspect. 

Police confirm there was no immediate threat to the public.