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UPDATE: Suspect arrested after armed robbery at ABC Store

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A suspect has been arrested after an armed robbery at the ABC Store in Burgaw. A suspect has been arrested after an armed robbery at the ABC Store in Burgaw.
Ray Anthwonne Beatty II (Source: Burgaw Police Dept.) Ray Anthwonne Beatty II (Source: Burgaw Police Dept.)

BURGAW, NC (WECT) - A suspect has been arrested after an armed robbery at the ABC Store in Burgaw.  Police say Ray Anthwonne Beatty II was arrested on Wednesday afternoon without incident.

Beatty faces numerous charges including, robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon, misdemeanor child abuse; resist a public officer and entering a premise with a mask/hood/disguise.

Police say Beatty robbed the ABC Store on Highway 117 on Monday afternoon, getting away with merchandise.  No one was hurt during the incident.

Beatty is being held in the Pender County Jail on an $180,000 secured bond.            

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