GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — An armed suspect who ran inside of a Greensboro Lowe’s has been arrested, according to the Greensboro Police Department.

At 3:30 p.m., Greensboro officers were investigating in the area when an armed person ran into the Lowe’s on East Cone Boulevard.

The armed person, later identified by Greensboro police as 23-year-old Rayvon Barrett, has been taken into custody, and the scene is secured.

Barrett has been charged with:

  • possession of a firearm by a felon
  • possession of a stolen firearm
  • going armed to the terror of the people
  • resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer
  • carrying a concealed weapon

The investigation is ongoing.

Greensboro police are asking the public to avoid the area. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to P3tips.org to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.