Three teenagers arrested following Columbus County convenience store robbery

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office is searching for a pair suspected of robbing a convenience store in Cerro Gordo.
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 5:48 PM EDT
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CERRO GORDO, N.C. (WECT) - Two children and one 18-year-old have been arrested in connection to a robbery at a convenience store.

Per the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called by an alarm on August 11 to Tiger Mart #5 on 7371 Andrew Jackson Highway SW in Cerro Gordo. The deputies found broken glass and evidence that e-cigarettes and cigar blunts were stolen. Blood left behind by one of the people was collected. Surveillance footage depicts a pair of people. One waits outside while the other breaks into the store and takes a bag of items.

On August 15, the office announced that three people suspected of the robbery were arrested: two children and 18-year-old Shawn Doe. They were all charged with felony Breaking and Entering and felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering. Doe was given a $10,000 secured bond.

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