York Co. Man Arrested After Robbery and Pursuit

 York Co., S.C.– A man has been arrested after Police say he robbed a convenience store and fled the scene. 

Officials say that 31-year-old Chad Avery Smith robbed the The Speed Station convenience store on Chester Highway around 9:15 Saturday morning. Deputies then initiated a pursuit after several attempts to stop Smith. 

Smith was eventually stopped on Cherry Road near Cherry Park after the South Carolina Highway patrol was able to stop the car.

A York County Patrol car and Highway Patrol car recieved minor damages in the pursuit.

No  Deputies or Troopers were injured.

Smith has been charged with: Armed Robbery, two counts of Assault and Battery 3rd, failure to Stop for Blue Lights, two counts of Damage to Property and several Traffic Violations.

Smith was also a suspect in a pursuit and assault on Friday.