New Bern
51° F
Clear
Clear
Greenville
46° F
Clear
Clear
Jacksonville
50° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Police investigate 12-year-old spotted on streets with handguns

By Anna Bulszewicz
Published On: Jul 26 2013 04:34:54 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 26 2013 10:56:39 AM CDT
handgun
GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

A police alert issued by East Carolina University reported a 12-year-old was spotted on the streets of Greenville armed with two handguns.

The boy was reportedly walking towards the downtown area near 4th Street and Davis Street overnight Thursday into Friday. 

Greenville Police activated a K-9 Unit to search for clues, according to an officer.  Investigators said they couldn't locate the suspect. 

Police confirm there was no immediate threat to the public.