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Police arrest second suspect in Greenville restaurant robbery

Posted August 29, 2008 4:12 p.m. EDT

— Police arrested a 19-year-old man on Thursday in connection with the July armed robbery of Parkers Barbecue.
Dallas Leon Fornville Jr. is being held under a $250,000 bond at the Pitt County Detention Center. He is charged with armed robbery, aiding and abetting armed robbery and second degree kidnapping.

Detectives previously arrested Stephen Parks for crimes related to the investigation.

Police are also looking for a third suspect in connection with the robbery. Authorities have obtained warrants charging Mitchell Donell Simmons with armed robbery, second degree kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Police said Simmons was armed with a handgun during the robbery. He is considered armed and dangerous.

No description of Simmons was available.

Anyone with information on Simmons’ location should call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 758-7777. Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for the arrest of Simmons.