Editor’s note: The Fayetteville Observer is reporting that Spc. Cameron Reese Bray turned himself into his unit on Thursday evening.
A soldier tried to steal two M4 carbines and fled by foot from a training area at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, officials say.
Spc. Cameron Reese Bray, 23, was seen leaving the western edge of the training area, The Fayetteville Observer reported on Thursday afternoon.
Bray is accused of trying to steal the government weapons during annual training with his National Guard unit, Fort Bragg spokesman Tom McCollum said in the report. Bray has a criminal history and was thought to be trying to go to his hometown of Greensboro, McCollum said.
The soldier is with the 732nd Forward Support Company, 5th Battalion, 113th Field Artillery Regiment, according to the North Carolina National Guard.
Police were asking that anyone who sees Bray call 911 immediately, the report said.