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Suspect in Mountain Energy convenience store armed robbery in Asheville arrested – Valley Stream, New York

Valley Stream, New York 2021-01-14 12:02:08 –

Asheville, NC (WSPA) – Asheville police have arrested a man after an armed robbery in a store early Wednesday morning.

According to a news release, police officers responded to an armed robbery reported at the Mountain Energy Convenience Store on the 301 Smokey Park Highway at around 2:40 am.

Upon entering the scene, they spoke to witnesses and determined that the suspect had entered the store, pointed his pistol at the employee, and demanded money.

After that, the suspect left the company.

Employees were not injured during the incident.

After a while, police said a person living near the store called them to report that a suspicious person was walking on his property.

Police arrested Joseph Michael Johnson, 27, of Asheville, according to information provided by the resident.

He was charged with one count of robbery with dangerous weapons.

Johnson was taken to the Buncombe County Detention Center, where he was detained with a $ 50,000 deposit.

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