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Man charged with robbing Boost Mobile store

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A Wilson man is accused in a Jan. 12 armed robbery at a local business.

Police were dispatched to Boost Mobile on Herring Avenue at 7:39 p.m. When officers arrived, they spoke to store employees who said that a man wearing a mask and armed with a handgun entered the store and demanded money, according to Sgt. Steve Stroud.

No one was injured in the holdup.

On Tuesday, police arrested 29-year-old Jonathon Roberson of 623 Benton St. He is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Roberson received a $100,000 secured bond.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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