Rocky Mount Police make arrest in string of armed robberies

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Friday, December 16, 2022
Antwane Smith
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ROCKY MOUNT,N.C. (WTVD) -- Rocky Mount Police said Friday that an arrest has been made in a string of commercial robberies during the past few weeks.

Antwane Smith, 48, of Tarboro has been charged in connection to four business robberies in Rocky Mount:

  • Nov. 29, at the Kangaroo on West Raleigh Boulevard
  • Nov. 30, at Speedway on East Raleigh Boulevard
  • Dec. 2, at Almond Drugs on Tarboro Street
  • Thursday, at 7-Eleven on Benvenue Road

Police said tips from the public helped investigators develop the suspect.

Smith is charged with four counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

He is being processed and bail has not yet been set, police said.