UPDATE: Lumberton bank robbery suspects identified, three now taken into custody
LUMBERTON, NC (WWAY) — The FBI has taken a third suspect into custody related to the armed bank robbery that happened in Lumberton early last week.
An FBI spokewoman tells WWAY 26 -year-old Daquan Pridgen was taken into custody at around 5:00 P.M. Sunday at the FBI office in Fayetteville and transported to the Cumberland County Detention Center.
Over the weekend, officials are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the remaining suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery on Tuesday.
According to a release from FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch Saturday evening, Pridgen of Whiteville, and Demetris Sean Robinson, 26, of Whiteville were at large.
The FBI informs WWAY that Demetris Robinson is still at large and should be considered armed and dangerous. Call 911 is you see him or have information on his whereabouts.
Robinson, also known by the nickname “Boo Boo,” is 5’11” with gold teeth.
The two men are wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a deadly weapon, and multiple counts of assault on law enforcement with a firearm.
Two other suspects in the robbery have already been arrested. The SBI says investigators
arrested Jeramie Ross Vaughn, 29, of Whiteville. According to online records, he was booked into the Robeson County Detention Center a little after 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
An FBI spokesperson said another suspect, Rashad Donavan Young, also of Whiteville, was arrested Thursday.
They said the Lumberton Police Department charged Young with the following:
1 count of Robbery with a dangerous weapon
1 count conspiracy to Robbery with a dangerous weapon
1 count of possession of firearm by convicted felon
2 counts of 2nd degree kidnapping
5 counts of assault on law enforcement officers with a firearm.
Officials warn the public not to approach either suspect if they are seen, and instead call 911.
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