Assault With a Deadly Weapon, Attempted Armed Robbery | Beaufort County Now | On Tuesday morning, July 14, 2020 at approximately 05:20 hours, officers with the Washington Police Department responded to the 400 block of E. Water Street in reference to a report of an individual assaulted.

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Assault With a Deadly Weapon, Attempted Armed Robbery

Press Release:

    On Tuesday morning, July 14, 2020 at approximately 05:20 hours, officers with the Washington Police Department responded to the 400 block of E. Water Street in reference to a report of an individual assaulted. Upon arrival officers determined the victim had been struck with a weapon causing injuries which required medical attention. Based on information gathered at the scene it is believed the victim was the target of an attempted robbery. The victim was treated and released from Vidant Beaufort for his injuries.

    The investigation is ongoing. Washington Police Officers are contacting residents in the area to locate personnel home cameras to obtain further descriptions of the suspect.

    The two suspects are described as:
    African-American males
    18-22 years of age
    5'10" - 6', 160 lbs.

    The subjects were clothed in dark hooded sweatshirts.

    Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Washington Police Department at 252-946-1444


  • Stacy L. Drakeford
  • Director Police and Fire Services
  • Washington Police Department
  • 201 West Third Street
  • Washington, NC 27889
  • Office: 252-946-1444
  • Cell: 252-402-1438
  • sdrakeford@washingtonnc.gov

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