Robeson County break-in suspect arrested after pursuit, deputies say

Robeson County break-in suspect arrested after pursuit, deputies say
Alan Wayne Scott, Jr. (Source: Robeson County Sheriff's Office)

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) – A break-in suspect is in custody after leading deputies on a pursuit Monday afternoon in Robeson County, officials said.

Around 3 p.m., deputies responded to Blue Road in Parkton for a breaking and entering call, according to a press release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Alan Wayne Scott, Jr., fled the scene in a vehicle.

According to the release, deputies pursued the vehicle, with the chase ending in Cumberland County where Scott, Jr. was arrested.

He is charged with felony fleeing/eluding arrest with a motor vehicle, resisting a public officer, breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.

Scott, Jr. is currently being held at the Robeson County Detention Center under a $15,000 secured bond.

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