Greenville police searching for man who stole tree


GREENVILLE, Pitt County - Greenville police are searching for a suspect in a tree theft.

The department posted a video on its Facebook page capturing the crime. Officials are asking the public to help identifying the man seen in the video.

The video shows a man uprooting a tree located outside the Fourth Street parking deck. The man then walks away with the tree in hand. The incident happened on Sunday around 2:20 a.m.

If you have any information, call the Greenville Police Department at (252)-329-4300 and ask for Officer Peterson.