Suspect Robbed Same Gas Station Twice
From Staff And Wire Reports
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
RALEIGH - Raleigh Police say that a suspect is in custody after he robbed a store twice at knifepoint, most recently last Friday night.
According to Raleigh Police, at approximately 10:30pm last Friday, the suspect entered the BP Handee Hugo's gas station at 540 North Person St. in Raleigh.
After pretending to browse the store for a short
period of time, police say that the man went behind the counter and took money from the cash register while holding the store's clerk at knifepoint. The suspect then fled on foot.
Police also say that on March 2nd, the suspect robbed the same gas station, also at knifepoint
On the night of March 11th, Raleigh Police Department officers apprehended Lecornus Allen Richardson near the store.
According to Jim Sughrue, the spokesman for the Raleigh Police Department, Richardson was subsequently charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the two robberies on the March 2nd and March 10th. ::