4 Arrested For East Charlotte Robbery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four people were arrested Tuesday for stealing a woman’s purse in east Charlotte.

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The robbery occurred on Monday at a gas station in the 2800 block of Eastway Drive. The suspect approached the victim and asked if she wanted to buy his shoes before grabbing the purse from her car. The victim attempted to stop the suspect but he pushed her to the ground and fled with three additional suspects in the Jeep.

The victim was able to obtain the license plate number of the suspect vehicle as it was fleeing and reported it to officers.

Tahj Mcgriff, 17, Kristofer Rookard, 21, Justin Adcock, 20, and Brittany Harkey, 17, were located and charged with Common Law Robbery.

Anyone with additional information concerning this case and or suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704.334.1600.