Man arrested after attempting to steal a moped in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, NC  – Police arrested a 19-year-old man suspected of attempting to steal a moped on Monday.

At approximately 7 p.m., police responded to 313 Holt Avenue, after receiving reports of a robbery. 

Police reported that the victim was dismounting his moped when the suspect approached him and demanded his moped. When the victim refused, the suspect fired a gun into the air.

The suspect fled the area after seeing an oncoming vehicle.

After and investigation, police arrested  Robert Lamont King who was charged with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.