Robbery, kidnapping suspect found hiding in fridge, police say

KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY - Investigators said they found a teen wanted for robbery and other charges hiding in a refrigerator.

According to Kinston Police, 19-year-old Johnny Sanders was discovered Thursday morning inside a fridge at an apartment located on South McDaniels Street.

Sanders was wanted for charges that include robbery with a dangerous weapon, first-degree kidnapping, and accessory after the fact. The charges were in connection to an incident that happened on Aug. 10 at the Tower Hill Road Apartments in Kinston, police said. 

Sanders was being held at the Lenoir County Jail under a $200,000 secured bond.

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