Suspect identified in Kinston tobacco & vape shop robbery

Suspect identified in Kinston tobacco & vape shop robbery

Police have warrants for Matthew Wyche, of Kinston.

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – Police in Kinston have warrants out for a man suspected of robbing a tobacco and vape shop this afternoon.

It happened at Kinston Tobacco and Vape on North Queen Street around 12:45 p.m.

Police have warrants for Matthew Wyche, of Kinston. They say the 34-year-old man should be considered armed and dangerous.

Employees told police that an armed man came into the store and demanded money. He then ran from the business.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Wyche should call police at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

The robbery happened Friday afternoon.

The robbery happened Friday afternoon.

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