Police investigating robbery, assault in Greensboro

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating an assault and robbery that occurred Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to the 1000 block of Summit Avenue at approximately 8 p.m. in reference to a robbery.

During the investigation it was determined that the victim got into an altercation with an acquaintance. During the altercation, the suspect produced a knife and the victim received a laceration to the hand.

The suspect also took money from the victim prior to fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect has been identified as 42-year-old Ricky Joe Whipple and charges are pending for robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.


Must-See Stories

More Must-See Stories


Follow FOX8 on Twitter