Police in Charlotte, NC have arrested a man and a woman after police say the two hit a store clerk with a hammer during an armed robbery.

On Thursday, at approximately 1 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the Circle K located at 9221 Albemarle Rd., concerning an armed robbery call for service, according to a news release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.  The store clerk stated a male suspect entered the store, threatened him with a hammer, and demanded money.   The clerk complied, and the suspect left the store before getting into the passenger seat of a waiting car that was being operated by a female suspect.

A short time later, an officer stopped the vehicle at a Kangaroo gas station located at 7035 E. W.T. Harris Rd.  The clerk was brought to the scene where he confirmed both the male and female as the two who drove off together from the Circle K.  Officers took the two suspects into custody and each was charged with armed robbery.  Contact the law offices of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower, LLP to consult with a criminal attorney about any robbery charges.  Our criminal attorneys want to help you or someone you might know with his/her robbery charges.  Our criminal attorneys also handle other various different types of criminal cases.  We are licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina, where you can contact us at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.