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by Eric Ginsburg

SCHOOL ZONE POLICE ENFORCEMENT

Greensboro police will be enforcing a zerotolerance policy in school zones through Friday, the last week of this school year. Using marked and unmarked cars, police will specifically be looking for speeding and seat belt violations as part of Operation School Watch.

SUSPECT FLEES IN ‘NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION’

A suspect dressed in all black except for a blue and white bandana robbed a Circle K on West Market Street in Greensboro on Monday around 3 a.m. and then fled in a “northwesterly direction.” Police used a canine unit but were unable to track down the suspect, who allegedly ran to a getaway car. The suspect was armed with a handgun and stole an unknown amount of money.

SUSPECT TRIES TO STEAL DELIVERY DRIVER’S CAR, LOCKS SELF INSIDE

While a delivery driver was away from his vehicle on Sherwood Street in Greensboro, Matthew Long allegedly entered the vehicle and tried to steal it on Sunday around 12:25 a.m. When the victim returned to his vehicle, police say Long locked himself inside. When the victim unlocked the car and tried to remove Long, the suspect allegedly cut his neck with a knife. Long was arrested by UNCG police and the victim refused medical treatment.

SUSPECTS TRY TO FLEE MOVING VEHICLE, ONE GETS AWAY

Police responding to a stolen vehicle call encountered the suspects attempting to drive away from West Whittington Street in Greensboro and tried to stop the vehicle on Monday at about 10 p.m. The suspect refused to stop, and two people got out of the car while it was moving through an intersection and attempted to flee on foot. One was arrested while another escaped, but a third person stayed in the vehicle and was arrested. The vehicle stopped moving when it hit a building on Everitt Street.

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