Man arrested for being part of robbery spree group who broke into at least 22 North Carolina Asian restaurants

Man arrested after breaking into at least 5 Asian restaurants in North Carolina

A man accused of breaking into at least five Asian restaurants in North Carolina since the start of this year has been arrested and charged this week.

The allegations: Raymond Michael Cobb, 58, is allegedly one of several suspects who broke into 22 Asian restaurants across central and eastern North Carolina, according to CBS 17.

  • The break-ins, which began in January, occurred in Fayetteville, Angier, Chadbourn, Elizabethtown, Fuquay-Varina, Gastonia, Jacksonville, Lillington, Onslow and Sanford.
  • The latest incidents in Fayetteville reportedly took place at two restaurants along Cliffdale Road and Ramsey Street on Sept. 17.

The charges: Cobb was charged with five counts of breaking and entering of a building, three counts of larceny after breaking and entering, three counts of possession of stolen goods and two counts of conspiracy, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

  • Cobb, who lives in Raleigh, was also reported to have outstanding warrants elsewhere across the state for similar crimes.
  • He also faces charges in Virginia after being arrested in the state in September for breaking into a restaurant.

Featured Image via Fayetteville Police Department

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