Robbery suspect charged
Published 10:42 pm Thursday, January 9, 2014
A Suffolk man has been charged in connection with a robbery that occurred last week at the Miller Mart on Holland Road.
Suffolk police have charged George Lee Carroll III, 53, with robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to Suffolk spokeswoman Diana Klink.
According to earlier police reports, a man entered the store in the 1500 block of Holland Road at about 5:15 a.m. on Jan. 3 and then displayed a handgun and demanded money. He fled after taking an undisclosed amount of cash, but police found surveillance images of the robber in the store.
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Carroll is being held without bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail, Klink stated in a press release.