Police arrest juvenile suspected of robbery
Published 5:40 pm Thursday, August 20, 2020
Albemarle Police have arrested a juvenile following the robbery of a local store.
Police were dispatched to Boost Mobile, 755 N.C. Highway 24-27, at 3:33 p.m. Wednesday in reference to an armed robbery.
Officers had been advised by 911 Communications that a male entered the store and pointed a gun. The suspect forced a female into a storeroom, police said, before taking several cellphones from the business and fleeing.
Police arrived on the scene and began an investigation. Officers later found a suspect in a wooded area near Groves Avenue. He was arrested.
Since the suspect is a juvenile, police are withholding his name from release.