Man arrested after robbing two people in a car at knifepoint

(Photo: Onslow County Sheriff's Office)

JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - A man has been arrested following his attempt to rob two people at knifepoint in Jacksonville last week.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office arrested Michael Tooker after he allegedly robbed two people in a car by getting them to pull over on the side of the road.

The incident happened on October 15 at a Kangaroo Express in Jacksonville.

Tooker is currently in the Onslow County Detention Center for unrelated drug charges. He is being charged with felony attempted robbery with a deadly weapon.