Man arrested in Asheboro robbery
A man armed with a knife robbed Asheboro shell Station on Hwy. 64 in Asheboro about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 22, said the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.
According to a press release, a white man went behind the counter, demanded money and removed money from the cash register. He also took ciagarettes. He left in a white Jeep driving toward Ashebor.
While responding to the scene, deputies spotted the suspect vehilcle at Wilco Hess on N. Fayette St. in Asheboro. When, deputies and the Asheboro Police Department officers approached the vehicle, the suspect ran on foot.
After a brief foot case, the Troy Dale Bullins of Randleman was taken into custody. Items from the robbery were recovered and the vehicle seized.
Bullins was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, resist obstruct and delay a public officer. At the time of his arrest, Bullins was served with outstanding warrants served on him for two counts of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, reckless driving to endanger, and driving while license revoked.
Bullins was placed in the Randolph County Jail under a $50,000 bond.