Police: Man arrested in attempted sweepstakes robbery

GREENVILLE - One man is under arrest after he tried to rob the Sweepstakes Internet Café in Greenville, according to police.

At 4:30 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the business at 2362 Stantonsburg Road. When they arrived they saw a man quickly leaving the area. A manager of the sweepstakes business flagged down the officers and advised they had just been robbed.

The manager told police the suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money. The suspect did not take any money.

Police arrested 22-year-old Derwin Deron Harrell and charged him with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.  Harrell's bond is set at $150,000.

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