After the Walmart store in Red Springs, North Carolina, had closed, a man with a gun robbed a clerk of the store money bag. It was likely an inside job, since an employee had to let the man into the store, and the robber knew when the money would be transferred.
Three men have been arrested. One is a current employee of the Walmart store, another is a former employee.
From an article:
Police have charged three Red Springs men, 22-year-old Demontra Yates of 105 Milpass St., 17-year-old Jeremy Locklear of 121 Barton Road and 19-year-old Montague Aaron McMillian with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit a robbery with a dangerous weapon. Police did not list an address for McMillian.
The robbery occurred on Dec. 22 at about 9:45 p.m., according to Police Chief Ronnie Patterson.
“Someone dressed all in black ran into the store with a handgun and pointed the weapon at the clerk,” Patterson said. “The robber demanded the store’s money bag and quickly left.”
There were no customers in the 11,000-square-foot store at the time of the robbery and no one was injured.
Patterson said investigators determined that because the Walmart was closed at the time that someone working inside the store had to let the gunman in. The gunman also appeared to know that employees were about to deposit the day’s receipts at the bank, the chief said.
“All indications were that it was an inside job,” Patterson said.
Patterson would not say how much money was taken.
Police arrested Locklear, who was working at the store, and Yates, a former Walmart employee.
McMillian is accused of entering the store with the gun. He turned himself into police on Saturday.Walmart. Save money. Die faster.