Police Arrest East Charlotte Robbery Suspect


by Caryn Little

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Police arrested an east Charlotte robbery suspect Tuesday afternoon.  Investigators say Richard Wager robbed two Dollar General stores and a Circle K in east Charlotte.  

This is an update to the story we posted Tuesday.  Police released surveillance photos hoping someone would recognize the suspect.  

Police say an officer was on routine patrol when they observed a vehicle that was wanted in connection with several armed robberies.  Wager was driving the vehicle.  

He was been charged with armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, common law robbery and attempted armed robbery with a dangerous weapon.  

Anyone with additional information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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