Garner Police Make Arrest in Robbery

Garner Police have arrested a suspect in a Sunday morning robbery in a parking lot on Mechanical Boulevard.

Torrey Mitch Singleton, 32, was charged with one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police had been called to 1595 Mechanical Boulevard around 3:38am Sunday after a female victim reported that she was approached by an unknown male armed with a knife. The man took her purse and ran away on foot.

Singleton was identified as a suspect in this crime. Police confirmed that he had been staying at a nearby hotel when this incident occurred.

Garner Police are working to see if Singleton may be responsible for other recent unsolved robberies in the same area.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime is asked to call the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810 or the Garner Police Crime Tip Line at 919-890-7318 or e-mail