Police: 1 arrested, 1 wanted after clerk held at gunpoint during Laurinburg gas station robbery

Jeffery Harrington
Jeffery Harrington(Laurinburg Police Department)
Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 9:58 AM EDT
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LAURINBURG, N.C. (WMBF) – One person is in custody and another is at large after an armed robbery at a Laurinburg gas station, according to police.

Laurinburg police said that on Sunday night a man went into the Speedway gas station along South Main Street and held the clerk at gunpoint. The clerk told police that the female suspect was the one with the gun.

The two suspects were able to get away with money, cigarettes and lighters.

Police identified 38-year-old Jeffery Harrington as a suspect and found him walking along Highway 401 South. He was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, aid and abet armed robbery and common law robbery.

Laurinburg police said the female has yet to be identified.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Laurinburg Police Department at 910-276-3211.

* A previous version of this article quoted Laurinburg police listing Danielle Butler as a suspect. The charges against Butler have been dismissed due to misidentification.

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