Sweepstakes Center Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested a suspect accused of robbing the Pot O Gold Sweepstakes Center on Old Pineville Road at gunpoint Monday night.
Michael Antoine Wright, 40, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and first degree kidnapping.
Police say Wright approached the counter and displayed a pistol before demanding money. After the clerk gave him the money, Wright then moved the victim to the bathroom and told him not to come out.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704.334.1600.