Police: suspect robbed gas station with shotgun

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - Greenville police arrested a teenager accused of armed robbery at a gas station, Saturday.

Police said Kumetrius Friason, 17, committed armed robbery with a shotgun at the Wilco-Hess gas station on North Greene Street in Greenville.

The incident happened around 8:00 p.m., said investigators.

Friason was arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, 2nd degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon and possessing a weapon of mass destruction. Police said he also has a history of armed robberies.

Greenville police said they used K-9 units to track down the suspect.

Friason is being held under a $750,000 bond.

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