Suspect Wanted For Robbery Of Homeless Man

JCSO Jimmys gasDo you recognize this person? The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office needs your help identifying this man who is wanted for questioning for robbing a homeless man.

Around 1:10am Monday, the suspect walked on foot to Jimmy’s Gas Mart on US 70 Business at Swift Creek Road from the west.  Once in the parking lot he saw a homeless man who was passed out on a bench. The suspect began going through his pockets and took his wallet containing $13 in cash. During the theft, the victim woke up and startled the suspect, who fled on foot westbound.

The homeless man attempted to chase after the suspect but was too intoxicated. He was not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 foot 9, 150 pounds. He was wearing an orange flat-bill hat, white shirt, black jacket and black shorts.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000. Callers with information can remain anonymous.