20-year-old arrested, charged in October robbery

20-year-old arrested, charged in October robbery
Toby Locklear Jr. (Robeson County Sheriff's Office)

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Robeson County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who they said was behind a robbery back in October.

Toby Locklear Jr., 20, of Shannon tried to run away from deputies during the arrest, according to a Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post.

Authorities said that his arrest is in relation to a robbery that took place on Oct. 6, 2018. During the robbery a gold rope necklace, Mossberg pump shotgun, money, wallet and medication valued at $918.50 were taken, according to deputies.

Locklear is charged with felony conspiracy, common law robbery, assault inflicting serious injury, larceny of a firearm and resisting a public officer. He is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center with a $113,500 bond.

More arrests are expected in the case.

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