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Roanoke Valley crime roundup: Angry customer; armed robbery

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Roanoke Valley law enforcement report the following:


Roanoke Rapids Police Department

Lieutenant Charles Vaught reports the public’s help is needed identifying a person in a Family Dollar larceny which occurred Monday shortly before 3 p.m.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the police department at 252-533-2810; Vaught at 252-533-2819, or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.

Weldon Police Department

Lieutenant Chris Davis reports on Sunday around 4:20 a.m. Officer N. Coles was patrolling a local restaurant on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway when he encountered a woman later identified as Myiesha Stokes, 21, of Emporia.
Stokes was reportedly causing a disturbance in the restaurant and threw a plate of food in the floor while Coles investigated.
Stokes was placed under arrest and charged with resisting a public officer.
She has a July 12 court date.

Rich Square Police Department

Chief A. Taylor reports on June 15 around 10:30 p.m. four people described as black males wearing masks and all black clothing entered the Skill Zone armed with handguns and demanded money.
The suspects left on foot in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the police department 252-539-2315 or the Northampton County Sheriff Office at 252-574-1041.


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