KETR Local
8:24 am
Wed November 26, 2008

Robbery arrest again made in Greenville

Greenville – An arrest is made following a reported robbery at the Greenville Wal-Mart, the second robbery bust in the City in as many days.

The crime occurred at approximately 3:46 p.m. Tuesday, when a male suspect, whose identity has not been released, stole a compact that resembled a wallet from a woman's purse.

The female victim and another male followed the suspect out of the store, after which the suspect got into a car and backed the vehicle in a threatening manner toward the male and then fled the scene.

A third party spotted the vehicle at approximately 4:40 p.m. and called the Greenville Police Department, after which officers responded to the location and stopped the vehicle on Highway 69 South. A 42-year old white male was arrested and charged with Robbery and Aggravated Assault. The case remains under investigation.

This robbery is the second in as many days, as Officers have apprehended the suspects within hours of each offense.